despondency


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feeling downcast and disheartened and hopeless

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There was no despondency when she fell asleep that night; nor was there hope when she awoke in the morning.
The rampant drums used as punctuation during the waves of despondency in Too Late, the dirty country twang of October and the Cafe del Maresque Beach Grave, it has to be said there is no single sound to this record.
"St Mirren are a club that I had a lot of good times at and I want the best for them but right now there's just a lot of despondency.
He claimed that boycott of Indian National elections is testament to the fact that people of IoK have valid grievances and have shown their despondency with the act.
Such indifference by the SPSC results in despondency among the youth.
But the opposition was using his health for political purpose and the meeting between two disappointed political persons would only lead to more despondency, he added.
He said that such incidents would deepen the sense of despondency among the Pakhtuns and alienate them from the state.
Sir - In the immediate post Christmas/Hogmanay period of gloom and despondency, we are all in need of something to give our spirits an uplift.
The party, therefore, called on all Nigerians to be at alert 'and continue to be wary of the malicious activities of the APC and the Buhari Presidency, who, in the despondency of their imminent and inevitable defeat at the Presidential poll, have sold their souls to mischief.'
We set off for home and I had to curb a tendency to speed as despondency settled.
Karachi -- The bloodbath in the KSE-100 index aggravated this week as despondency in the investor sentiment persisted, primarily in blue chips.
After the despondency following the shock defeat to Trinidad and Tobago and murmurs of coach Alberto Zaccheroni being ...
There is an all-pervasive sense of despondency among the overworked and undervalued clergy who are left; an attitude of contempt towards the 'poor bl**dy infantry' in local churches; and a lack of accountability by those at the top towards those who have been funding this decline via the collection plate.
The outcome of the survey was hugely impacted by despondency in retail and wholesale trade whose business confidence nosedived to 6 percent against 40 percent in wave 15.
It was with a sense of despondency that I read Brett's letter (March The Lamp "More respect for ENs").