Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
despond

de·spond

despond

 
pronunciation:
dih spand
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: desponded, desponding, desponds
definition: to become discouraged and have low spirits, as from loss of hope or courage.
similar words:
despair
derivation: despondingly (adv.)