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despondent
used in A Christmas Carol

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Definition
emotionally depressed — especially a feeling of grief and hopelessness after a loss
  • Not a latent echo in the house, ... not a sigh among the leafless boughs of one despondent poplar, ... but fell upon the heart of Scrooge with a softening influence, and gave a freer passage to his tears.
    2 — The First of the Three Spirits (33% in)
despondent = depressed
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