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despondent
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Wuthering Heights
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  • ’Remain where you are, Catherine,’ he said; without any anger in his voice, but with much sorrowful despondency.
  • The pure heather-scented air, the bright sunshine, and the gentle canter of Minny, relieved his despondency after a while.
  • 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.
  • Well, you dropped Linton with it into a Slough of Despond.

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  • When her mother died, she was so despondent it was hard for her to get out of bed.
  • She was despondent about her failure.

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