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Dictionary entry overview: What does despond mean?
• DESPOND (verb)
The verb DESPOND has 1 sense:
1. lose confidence or hope; become dejected
Familiarity information: DESPOND used as a verb is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Lose confidence or hope; become dejected
Verbs of feeling
The supporters of the Presidential candidate desponded when they learned the early results of the election
Hypernyms (to "despond" is one way to...):
despair (abandon hope; give up hope; lose heart)
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