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Found 3 items, similar to despond.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: despond putus harapan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: despond despond v : lose confidence or hope; become dejected; “The supporters of the Presidential candidate desponded when they learned the early results of the election”
English → English (gcide) Definition: despond despond \de*spond"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Desponded; p. pr. & vb. n. Desponding.] [L. despond[=e]re, desponsum, to promise away, promise in marriage, give up, to lose (courage); de- + spond[=e]re to promise solemnly. See Sponsor.] To give up the will, courage, or spirit; to be thoroughly disheartened; to lose all courage; to become dispirited or depressed; to take an unhopeful view. [1913 Webster] I should despair, or at least despond. --Scott's Letters. [1913 Webster] Others depress their own minds, [and] despond at the first difficulty. --Locke. [1913 Webster] We wish that . . . desponding patriotism may turn its eyes hitherward, and be assured that the foundations of our national power still stand strong. --D. Webster. Syn: Despond, Dispair. Usage: Despair implies a total loss of hope, which despond does not, at least in every case; yet despondency is often more lasting than despair, or than desperation, which impels to violent action. [1913 Webster]


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