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Definitionemotionally depressed — especially a feeling of grief and hopelessness after a loss
- 'Remain where you are, Catherine,' he said; without any anger in his voice, but with much sorrowful despondency.Chapter 11 (86% in)
- We knew she was really better, and, therefore, decided that long confinement to a single place produced much of this despondency, and it might be partially removed by a change of scene.Chapter 13 (10% in)
- The pure heather-scented air, the bright sunshine, and the gentle canter of Minny, relieved his despondency after a while.Chapter 20 (24% in)
- Well, you dropped Linton with it into a Slough of Despond.Chapter 22 (66% in)
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