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1 despondency

Feeling downcast and disheartened and hopeless.

synonyms: despondence, disconsolateness, heartsickness.

Roget 837: dejection; dejectedness etc. adj.; depression, prosternation; lowness of spirits, depression of spirits; weight on the spirits, oppression on the spirits, damp on the spirits; low spirits, bad spirits, drooping spirits, ... show more

Roget 859: hopelessness etc. adj.; despair, desperation; despondency, depression etc. (dejection) 837; pessimism, pessimist; Job's comforter; bird of bad omen, ... show more

Roget 860: fear, timidity, diffidence, want of confidence; apprehensiveness, fearfulness etc. adj.; solicitude, anxiety, care, apprehension, misgiving; feeze [U.S.]; ... show more

Dutch: demoralisatie, mismoedigheid, moedeloosheid, radeloosheid, verslagenheid, wanhoop

Moby thesaurus: Schmerz, Slough of Despond, acedia, apathy, blank despondency, cave of Trophonius, cave of despair, death wish, dejectedness, dejection, depression, despair, desperateness, desperation, despondentness, disconsolateness, discouragement, disheartenment, dispiritedness, down trip ... show more.

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