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despondent
used in Killing Kennedy

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Definition
emotionally depressed — especially a feeling of grief and hopelessness after a loss
  • Reversing his previous weight loss, LBJ will grow very fat over the course of the summer as a result of this despondence.
    p. 184.9
  • A despondent Oswald stays the weekend in Mexico City, loading up on the local food and taking in a bullfight.
    p. 219.7
  • A despondent Jack Ruby wanders off and sits alone at a desk.
    p. 279.8

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