Sentence Examples


  • A child who is too young to appreciate or be able to use a watch with different features and functions may find it difficult to work with and end up being despondent with their present - however pretty it is!
  • In 1904, William Lemp became despondent after losing his friend, Frederick Pabst, and shot himself in the head with a Smith and Wesson revolver while in his upstairs bedroom.
  • The children, feeling sad and despondent, were about to follow him when the Wizard touched Dorothy softly on her shoulder.
  • Like another Socrates, he taught them to know themselves, repressing vanity, encouraging the despondent, and attaching all alike by his unobtrusive sympathy.
  • I could not be despondent while I anticipated the delight of talking to my mother and reading her responses from her lips.