• Despond Definition & Synonyms
- (v. i.) 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.
- (n.) Despondency.
• Desponding Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Despond
• Despondency Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The state of desponding; loss of hope and cessation of effort; discouragement; depression or dejection of the mind.