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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Lose confidence or hope.

Usage examples (35)
  • Not her father's desponding attitude had power to damp her now.
  • D.H. Hill's division was at White Oak Swamp Creek, a slough, and one of "despond" to us, draining to the Chickahominy.
  • But if you despond, there can be no hopes of cure.
  • The calamity was great, but he did not, he said, despond. for more
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