despondently despondently


  • (adv) with desperation


  1. Lief gathered them up despondently, fell to munching, soon went to the hospital.
  2. It was past midnight, he was white and he was sitting despondently behind the wheel of his Chevy Cavalier.
  3. Jacopo despondently returned to his nearby native town, whose name, Bassano, became his own because he rarely signed his work, and when he did.


  • Jesse Tigges' Independents' Day pick: Nick Tolford & Company, This is My Suitcase

    In the scene in “High Fidelity” where Rob Gordon is asked “Do you have soul,” he responds despondently, “That all depends.” Well, when it comes to soul there’s no contingent for Nick Tolford. The man (and his band, a local Dream Team of talents) represents the best of the neo-soul genre with a blissful throwback to the Stax/Motown era.
    on September 19, 2013     Source: Columbus Alive


  • Sir John said, "To buy when others are despondently selling, and to sell when others are avidly buying requires the greatest fortitude and pays the greatest ultimate rewards."
    on Mar 29, 2010 By: John Templeton Source: El Paso Inc

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