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despondent
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Up one minute and down the next; now in spirits and now in despondency!
  • The Marquis took a gentle little pinch of snuff, and shook his head; as elegantly despondent as he could becomingly be of a country still containing himself, that great means of regeneration.
  • And he told him this, very strongly, with the hope of rousing him from any despondency or dangerous retrospect towards which he foresaw he might be tending.
  • "Don’t despond," said Carton, very gently; "don’t grieve.
  • "Tut, tut!" said Mr. Lorry; "what is this despondency in the brave little breast?

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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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