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despondent

  

      adj   downcast or disheartened; lacking hope or courage; dejected  
  despondence      n  
  despondency      n  
  despondently      adv  
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despondent

  
  
blue, dejected, depressed, despairing, disconsolate, discouraged, disheartened, dismal, dispirited, doleful, down, downcast, downhearted, down in the dumps     (informal)   gloomy, glum, hopeless, in despair, low, low-spirited, melancholy, miserable, morose, sad, sick as a parrot     (informal)   sorrowful, woebegone, wretched  
  
Antonyms     
   buoyant, cheerful, cheery, chirpy     (informal)   genial, glad, happy, hopeful, joyful, light-hearted, optimistic, upbeat     (informal)  

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