Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Despondent"

The meaning of "Despondent" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does despondent mean?
A: It means a person is utterly hopeless and believes that no matter what he/she does to better the situation will eventually result to nothing.
Q: What does despondent mean?
A: In low spirits, with no hope
Q: What does despondent mean?
A: Could you please give me an example?

Example sentences using "Despondent"

Q: Please show me example sentences with despondent.
A: "He's become despondent"
It essentially means, that weighted down feeling and depression a person hits when they lose all hope.
So say, two sides are fighting a war, and the right side delivers a debilitating blow to the left, the left's leader might become despondent. His close circle would be able to read on his face that he's accepted defeat.

Synonyms of "Despondent" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between despondent and distressed and suppressed ?
A: Despondent means to be in very low spirits. It is deeper than being sad. It lasts a while too.
Distressed means that someone is suffering from anxiety over a period of time.
Suppressed means to put a stop to something by force. (The police suppressed the riot.)
Q: What is the difference between despondent and discourage ?
A: “Despondent,” means feeling extreme hopelessness about a situation

“Discourage,” means to deprive of courage, hope, or confidence

Examples:

He was despondent due to his failing health.

I tried to discourage my friend from accepting the job offer.

Translations of "Despondent"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? despondent
A: /di-spaan’-dnt/

Other questions about "Despondent"

Q: I was despondent from the lack of job-offering I got.

Does it make sense?
A: “I was despondent from the lack of job offerings I got.” would make more sense. 🙂
Q: "He grew increasingly despondent when his paintings failed to sell." ------> What does 'grew increasingly' mean?
A: he soon became more desperate
Q: I have a little despondent feeling about learning guitar, but I won't give up. Does this sound natural?
A: "I'm feeling a little hopeless about learning guitar, but I won't give up."

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