Definition of despond:
depression, dispiritedness, disconsolateness, gloominess, desolation, blues, dreariness, hope, glumness, forlornness, hopelessness, despair, despondency, dumps, desperation, doldrums, mournfulness, gloom, mopes, despondence, melancholy, blue devils, heartsickness, miserableness, sorrowfulness, give up, unhappiness, dejection, joylessness, oppression, dolefulness, downheartedness.
- "The Charm of Ireland", Burton Egbert Stevenson.
What we want as a nation is " culture while we wait," and writ so large that those who run may read, and until this consummation is attained we shall ever remain in the Slough of Despond, and Art for Art's sake will continue dead.- "Chats on Old Lace and Needlework", Emily Leigh Lowes.
- "History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas", Prescott, William Hickling.