Student Thesaurus

One entry found for despondency.
Entry Word: despondency
Function: noun
Text: 1 a state or spell of low spirits <in despondency because he couldn't get a date to the dance> -- see SADNESS
2 the state of being discouraged <in their despondency they forgot that losing teams can become winning teams in a single season> -- see DISCOURAGEMENT
3 utter loss of hope <never once gave into despondency during her long recovery from her injuries in the car crash> -- see DESPAIR 1