Pronunciation of Despondent
/dɪspˈɒndənt/, /dɪspˈɒndənt/, /d_ɪ_s_p_ˈɒ_n_d_ə_n_t/
Synonyms for despondent:
Other synonyms and related words:
disappointed, heavy, sorrowful, heartsore, down in the mouth, brokenhearted, droopy, woebegone, morbid, sorry, downcast, low-spirited, rueful, heartsick, melancholic, cast down, doleful, heavyhearted, Saddened, low, crestfallen, inconsolable, down.
anguished, downhearted, moody, mournful, dolorous, glum, anxious, discouraged, sad, dreary, dispirited, depressed, doleful, blue, plaintive, melancholy, heartbroken, joyless, disconsolate, morose, woeful, miserable, disheartened, grim, sullen, pensive, contemplative, dejected, wistful, overcome, gloomy, lachrymose, despairing.
disconsolate, hopeless, sad, spiritless, disheartened, melancholic, wretched, woebegone, sorrowful, morose, low, downhearted, downcast, miserable, melancholy, dispirited, despairing, blue, gloomy, doleful, dejected, forlorn, down, glum, low-spirited, discouraged.
disapproving, bored, dissatisfied, disquieted, uneasy, disgruntled, cross, anguished, miserable, ticked off, cheerless, irreconcilable, discomposed, fed up, wretched, ungratified, irritated, gloomy, joyless, displeased, dissident, exasperated, uncomfortable, malcontent, teed off, anxious, non-satisfied, unhappy, frustrated, sour, restless, discontent.
dismal, cheerless, desperate, hopeless, glum, discouraged, dejected, dispirited, bleak, forlorn, anguished, depressed, morose, despairing, pessimistic, melancholy, downhearted, spiritless, miserable, disheartened, gloomy.
Usage examples for despondent:
- Buck Bradley noticed the boy's despondent air, and sought to cheer him up. - "The Border Boys Across the Frontier", Fremont B. Deering.
- When the younger brother had finished, he also seemed to have expended his strength in the effort he had made, and he sat limp and despondent. - "Tales of the Chesapeake", George Alfred Townsend.