Despond [verb]

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Sentence/Example of Despond:

But Mr. Parsons did not despond; he knew that owners of safes generally keep the key upon their persons.

Because he had sunk into the slough of despond, he would be heedless of the mud that gathered on his garments.

"It sounds pretty bad," admitted Heavy, coming out of her momentary slough of despond.

Horses that ought to be having a mash between their ribs make riders despond.

Through them he lifted himself out of the slough of despond, and he sought to extend a helping hand to others.

Israel, on the other hand, seemed to be sinking deeper and deeper into the slough of despond.

"Hyde and the rest of those babies have returned to their duty," continued Monroe, who was always the first to despond.

Having got my head above this slough of despond, I feel quite inclined to tell you how much pleasure your letter gave me.

Accustomed from his childhood to a desert life and its sanguinary tragedies, he was not the man to despond and despair easily.

You've no reason to despond, for your husband will return tomorrow or the day after; while I—look at me, Maria!