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despondent

de·spond·ent

despondent

 
 
pronunciation:
dih span dnt
part of speech: adjective
definition: low in spirits; unhappy, depressed, or dejected.
The soldier remained despondent even after months of psychological treatment.
synonyms:
blue, dejected, depressed, disconsolate, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, gloomy, glum, low-spirited, melancholy
antonyms:
cheerful, jubilant, lighthearted, triumphant
similar words:
down in the mouth, forlorn, low, mournful, sad, sorrowful, unhappy
derivation: despondently (adv.)