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DESPONDENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does despondent mean? 

DESPONDENT (adjective)
  The adjective DESPONDENT has 1 sense:

1. without or almost without hope

  Familiarity information: DESPONDENT used as an adjective is very rare.


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DESPONDENT (adjective)


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Meaning:

Without or almost without hope

Synonyms:

despondent; heartsick

Context examples:

despondent about his failure / too heartsick to fight back

Similar:

hopeless (without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success)


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