despondence


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Synonyms for despondence

Synonyms for despondence

feeling downcast and disheartened and hopeless

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But then the passage turns to their loneliness and, while the rhythms join two people's sweaty body parts, that same music's despondence creates a space to which they go alone.
The narcissistic character of this indulgence elicits one of the narrator's few direct jibes at her heroine when, a mere page later, Anne notices the "ploughs at work, and the fresh-made path" that "spoke the farmer, counteracting the sweets of poetical despondence, and meaning to have spring again" (115).
Riding a huge anti-incumbency wave against the Congress and cashing in on the frustration and despondence of the electorate with a corrupt socio-political order, P ticked all the boxes in an average voter's mind.
For members of the PSC, months of enthusiasm were supplanted by sentiments of frustration, anger and despondence.
In policing, a parallel can be found in officers, who, after prolonged exposure to stress, anxiety, and trauma show signs of emotional despondence, withdrawal, alcohol abuse, PTSD, and suicidal ideation (see Hawkins 2001; Larned 2010; Violanti and Aron 1995).
The experiences of battle - first glory and ultimately disillusion and despondence - would colour the rest of Hitler's life and career.
In a matter of days, in six out of seven patients, symptoms such as anxiety, despondence, listlessness and joylessness had improved considerably.
In a matter of days, in six out of seven patients, symptoms like anxiety, despondence, listlessness and joylessness improved considerably.
Over the last week or so, I have been confronted by a curious amalgam of despondence sometimes laced with bitterness.
was their destination; and after another half mile of gradual ascent through large enclosures, where the ploughs at work, and the fresh-made path spoke the farmer, counteracting the sweets of poetical despondence, and meaning to have spring again, they gained the summit of the most considerable hill, which parted Uppercross and Winthrop, and soon commanded a full view of the latter, at the foot of the hill on the other side.
It was obvious to all that England did not deserve to advance, and therefore the national despondence did not last long.
Rather, Genius is simply beyond ecstasy and despondence, as well as beyond pride and self-deprecation, the way people are used to these terms.
The educational, social, economic, political, and religious despondence of today's society is highly related to the reliance of man on non-local content, leaving the often rich, compactable and prized native produce to die slowly without reference to it.
UP AND DOWN United fought back late on to take the League Cup tie at Blackburn to extra time - including this stunning freekick from Yohan Cabaye LONG-RANGE MISSILE Danny Guthrie blasts home against Fulham on a day of despondence
Frequent education sessions on end-of-life care, death and dying, and the importance of reflective practice and feedback should be provided to decrease the caregivers' feelings of isolation, moral angst, and despondence, and increase his/her knowledge base and personal and professional fulfillment and satisfaction.