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despondent
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despondent
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The Poisonwood Bible
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  • I knew right then I was in the sloop of despond.

Samples from Other Sources
  • When her mother died, she was so despondent it was hard for her to get out of bed.

  • He was despondent about his failure.

  • He cast a despondent, contrite glance toward Mariam, then his mother.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • Shaking his head, Max paced despondently.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom

  • And even when he could eat what was offered, he was often too agitated or despondent to do so.
    Dave Eggers  --  Zeitoun
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