despondency


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feeling downcast and disheartened and hopeless

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The youth of Sindh is in a state of despair and despondency.
THE people on either side of the Brexit table are now sick and fed up of being served up with half baked promises, overdone gloom and despondency and a tepid negotiating procedure from differing sections of the political class.
Nisar suggested that the party has to come out of this state of uncertainty and despondency, pulling the government out it as well.
Nisar Ali Khan suggested that the party has to come out of this state of uncertainty and despondency as well as pull out the government out of it as well.
Ministers must get a backbone I HAVE To admit to suffering a period of despondency these past few months.
PML(N) leader Nawaz Sharif had been disqualified, Ishaq Dar had been sacked, the Law Minister had resigned and the clouds of despondency were visible on the faces of the other ministers as well.
If this was a team that was going out and losing three or four nil every week, and you couldn't see a way of winning, then there would be despondency but nothing could be further from the truth.
I wonder if these people were trying to influence the outcome of the referendum by spreading fear and despondency into the minds of the British people, or did they have another motive for doing so.
But even though many investors will believe that such a backdrop makes all-time highs in equity implausible, it has gone somewhat unnoticed amidst all the despondency that recent economic data have been healthier than expected,' Citi said.
MANCHESTER-BORN Danny Welbeck is likely to lead the line for Arsenal when they travel to face Manuel Pellegrini's City today and is hoping to take advantage of any despondency among the hosts.
The minister said the government was introducing far-reaching reforms in education sector under Vision-2025, adding that the country was well-positioned to take off after coming out of state of despondency.
The pullouts of the mid-size centrist parties sparked growing despondency among members of Rousseff' left-leaning Workers' Party ahead of the vote expected Sunday in the Chamber of Deputies.
Government of Brazil citation reads that order of merit being given to General Raheel Sharif for displaying remarkable courage to deal with the menace of terrorism, successfully leading the army in the face of multiple threats, giving hope to his nation against dismay / despondency and above all for his great efforts to promote peace and stability in the region.
The opening track ' Tompkins Square Park', much like the album's lead single ' Believe', has a nice hook and suffers from doubt and despondency.
DEAR John Brennan, of Almondbury, I know so well the despondency you felt after the pathetic performance versus Rotherham.