Despondent meaning

dĭ-spŏndənt
In low spirits from loss of hope or courage.
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Feeling or expressing despondency; dejected.
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The definition of despondent is having the feeling of losing courage or hope.

An example of despondent is a suicidal person; a despondent person.

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Filled with despondency; dejected.
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Origin of despondent

  • From Latin despondere (“to give up, to abandon”).

    From Wiktionary