It is as if I were glad of a chance to take advantage of his being alone and despondent!
The preoccupation and despondency which Pierre had noticed in his friend’s look was now still more clearly expressed in the smile with which he listened to Pierre, especially when he spoke with joyful animation of the past or the future.
They all stood despondent and silent.
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When her mother died, she was so despondent it was hard for her to get out of bed.