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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.
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despondent

(dɪˈspɒndənt)
adj
downcast or disheartened; lacking hope or courage; dejected
deˈspondence n
deˈspondency n
deˈspondently adv
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de•spond•ent

(dɪˈspɒn dənt)

adj.
feeling or showing profound hopelessness, dejection, discouragement, or gloom.
[1690–1700; < Latin dēspondent-, derivative of dēspondēre. See despond, -ent]
de•spond′ent•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.despondent - without or almost without hope; "despondent about his failure"; "too heartsick to fight back"
hopeless - without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success; "in an agony of hopeless grief"; "with a hopeless sigh he sat down"
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despondent

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despondent

adjective
Having lost all hope:
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Translations
مُكْتَئِب، خائِر العَزيمَه
skleslýsklíčený
fortvivletmodløs
epätoivoinentoivoton
örvilnaîur
beviltiškainusiminimas
grūtsirdīgsnomākts

despondent

[dɪsˈpɒndənt] ADJ (= dejected) → abatido, desanimado; (= disheartened) → descorazonado; [letter etc] → de tono triste, pesimista
he was very despondent about our chanceshabló en términos pesimistas de nuestras posibilidades
he was too despondent to smilele faltaron ánimos para sonreír
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

despondent

[dɪˈspɒndənt] adj (= dejected) → découragé(e), abattu(e)
to be despondent about sth → être découragé(e) par qch, être abattu(e) par qch
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

despondent

adjniedergeschlagen, mutlos; to be or feel despondent about somethingüber etw (acc)bedrückt sein; to grow despondentden Mut verlieren
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despondent

[dɪsˈpɒndənt] adj (frm) despondent (about)avvilito/a (per), abbattuto/a (per)
he is despondent about his future → quanto al suo futuro è molto demoralizzato
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

despondent

(diˈspondənt) adjective
feeling miserable, unhappy, gloomy etc. She was utterly despondent at her failure.
deˈspondently adverb
deˈspondency noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

despondent

a. desesperado-a, desalentado-a;
v.
to be ___estar ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

despondent

adj deprimido
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The social worker said the girl claimed her mother had been hitting her and she was very down and despondant.
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Short films based around still photos, such as Despondant Divorcee (Jonath an Ogilvie, 1995) or split screen techniques, such as Floating World (Toula Anastas, 1996) could be shot with the precision of the rostrum camera.
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"But I'm too despondant about it, I'm just delighted to be there.
DESPONDANT: Con Gilligan; DEJECTION: Fergal Dohery and his Derry team-mates put in disappointing display against The Red Hands on Sunday
DELIGHT: Alex Ferguson; DESPONDANT: O'Neill; HE'S MY BHOY NOW; Alex Ferguson looks delighted as Celtic's Liam Miller signs a pre-contract agreement at United's Carrington training ground on Thursday; WE'RE NOT HOOPY: Celtic fans have reacted angrily to Miller's transfer