Sentence Examples


  • 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.
  • The situation in Piedmont was far from promising, the exchequer was empty, the army disorganized, the country despondent and suspicious of the king.
  • In his law practice he had disappointed himself and his friends, and he became despondent as to his future.