despondence


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Synonyms for despondence

Synonyms for despondence

feeling downcast and disheartened and hopeless

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If they don't offer sunny optimism, though, neither do these articles preach despondence. Rather, this is a time, they argue, to seek small victories where possible, whether that means ramping up student services and supports in segregated districts, designing voluntary integration programs that go as far as the law permits, recruiting greater numbers of Black and Latinx teachers, or preparing legal arguments that might persuade the courts to rethink what Richard Rothstein, in his article, calls "the myth of de facto segregation.
Al-Shateri cited two reasons for this: The regime's ability and willingness to suppress protests, and the Iranian people's despondence, reticence and fatigue, as evidenced by the dwindling number of demonstrators.
'Our officers are on high alert monitoring their movements so as to counter any attempts by these criminals to cross over to our country to cause fear and despondence,' Owino said.
Gradually, as that possibility fades, with their limited ability to verbalize needs, episodic weeping can give way to disorganized behavior, despondence, and finally apathy and regression of milestones and cognitive abilities already achieved.
But I am so sickened by the chronic violence in this foolish, gun-infested country that it brings me to the edge of despondence, the utter loss of hope.
He could foresee rise in despondence, with more evils.
At least 90 mutilated bodies were found in Balochistan in 2017 while 545 people were extra- judicially killed which escalate despondence over human rights violations in the terrorism-stricken province.
'Nationalist have given nothing to the people of Balochistan but despondence through false promises, PPP will reprieve the province from joblessness and poverty,' Jattak added.
As stated earlier, the caretaker government will find itself to be ill-equipped for this task leading to despondence and turmoil in the country.
Jahangir's sudden death, which it feels is a gap that would never be filled.' Her entire life was like a torch in darkness and she always remained to be a beacon of hope in moments of despair and despondence, he maintained.
Jahangir's sudden death, which he feels is a gap that would never be filled.' Her entire life was like a torch in darkness and she always remained to be a beacon of hope in moments of despair and despondence, he maintained.
Mapuzungun became the language for expressing pain, the language of despondence during the divvying up of men, women, and children as slaves.
The Mexican Indians had succumbed to the violence of the conquest and hitherto unknown European diseases like chicken pox; they lost their will to live because of extreme despondence caused by the destruction of their culture and beliefs.
Netflix depression (noun): A feeling of severe despondence after your favourite series ends.
Lebanon, with its "unique" democracy, has suffered a mood of despondence over the past few weeks, manifested in protests and strikes that have come at a cost to the Treasury.