despondently


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de·spon·dent

 (dĭ-spŏn′dənt)
adj.
Feeling or expressing despondency; dejected. See Synonyms at depressed.

de·spon′dent·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.despondently - with desperation; "`Why can't you understand?,' she asked despairingly"
Translations
باكْتِئاب، بِعَزيمَةٍ خائِرَه
skleslesklíčeně
fortvivletmodløst
csüggedten
vonleysislega
umutsuz bir şekilde

despondently

[dɪsˈpɒndəntlɪ] ADV he sighed despondentlysuspiró desanimado

despondently

despondently

[dɪsˈpɒndəntlɪ] advcon aria avvilita or abbattuta

despondent

(diˈspondənt) adjective
feeling miserable, unhappy, gloomy etc. She was utterly despondent at her failure.
deˈspondently adverb
deˈspondency noun
References in classic literature ?
I'm sure I don't know, either," added Dorothy, despondently.
It is now too late to assemble our people," said the Tin Woodman, despondently.
It would be heartless to chop down those pretty creatures," said he, despondently.
In the midst of the worst paroxysm Charlie came to leave a message from his mother, and was met by Phebe coming despondently downstairs with a mustard plaster that had brought no relief.
Oh, I'll send, to be sure," said Vassily Fedorovitch despondently.
He was patient, and quiet; often sat brooding, but not despondently, for a long space; was easily amused, even by a sun-beam on the wall or ceiling; made no complaint that the days were long, or the nights tedious; and appeared indeed to have lost all count of time, and every sense of care or weariness.
If life is often as hard as this, I don't see how we ever shall get through it," added her sister despondently.
Oh, well; I'm old," said the horse, hanging his head despondently, "and I've had lots of trouble in my day, little one.
Having so held and waved the candle as that all these heterogeneous objects seemed to come forward obediently when they were named, and then retire again, Mr Venus despondently repeats, 'Oh dear me, dear me
I said, almost to myself, putting my arm under my head despondently, and gazing at the ceiling.
Guppy to me forlornly and despondently, "but it couldn't be.
For a time perhaps," she agreed, a little despondently.