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despondent
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
emotionally depressed — especially a feeling of grief and hopelessness after a loss
  • He paused, looking at the money with bitter despondency.
    5.6 -- Book 5 Chapter 6 -- The Hard-Won Triumph (37% in)
  • But perhaps he may be going out of town—to a distance," she added, with a new sense of despondency at this idea.
    7.1 -- Book 7 Chapter 1 -- The Return to the Mill (80% in)

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