Definition for "despond"
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Urban Dictionary for "despond"
an individual who just isn't happy…
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to be disheartened or discouraged.
to quit the will, nerve, or spirit; is carefully disheartened; to get rid of all nerve; in order to become dispirited or despondent; to just take an unhopeful view.
Despondency: "The outward program of fight masked a spreading inner despond during the White Home” ( Newsweek).
to quit the will, courage, or character; in order to become dejected, drop heart.
shed self-confidence or hope; become dejected
To lose heart, quality, or hope; be cast straight down; be depressed or dejected at heart.
Synonyms Despair, Despond. Despair indicates an overall total lack of hope; despond will not. Despondency creates a disposition to relax or relinquish work; despair usually stops all work. See despair, n.