despondent despondent  /dɪs ˈpɑn dənt/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) without or almost without hope

Usage(s):

  • The poor scores in the entrance examination left him despondent since this was his last chance.

News

  1. 'Miracle' of Jackson's concert announcement

    A drunk, despondent and "emotionally paralyzed" Michael Jackson evolved into the confident superstar Michael Jackson as he stepped on stage to announce his comeback concerts, a promoter testified Wednesday.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. Michael Jackson's 'miracle' show announcement

    A drunk, despondent and "emotionally paralyzed" Michael Jackson evolved into the confident superstar Michael Jackson as he stepped on stage to announce his comeback concerts, a promoter testified Wednesday. AEG Live CEO Randy Phillips, testifying for a sixth day in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial, explained why he sent e-mails to colleagues saying what he went through to pull off the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KSAT San Antonio

  3. Star was 'emotionally paralyzed,' promoter says

    A drunk, despondent and "emotionally paralyzed" Michael Jackson evolved into the confident superstar Michael Jackson as he stepped on stage to announce his comeback concerts, a promoter testified Wednesday.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WJXT Jacksonville

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