toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

despondent
used in The War of the Worlds

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
emotionally depressed — especially a feeling of grief and hopelessness after a loss
  • I sat about in the darkness of the scullery, in a state of despondent wretchedness.
    2.5 — Book 2 Chapter 5 — The Stillness (10% in)
despondent = emotionally depressed
There are no more uses of "despondent" in The War of the Worlds.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®