dejected (part of speech: adjective)
dolorous, overcome, discouraged, blue, lachrymose, anguished, downhearted, morose, pensive, dreary, moody, sad, grim, gloomy, melancholy, depressed, glum, heartbroken, woeful, plaintive, anxious, dispirited, contemplative, joyless, mournful, sullen, disconsolate, dejected, wistful, study at hopeless, disheartened, miserable, despairing
hopeless (part of speech: adjective)
discontent (part of speech: adjective)
disapproving, discomposed, restless, disquieted, displeased, dissident, cheerless, fed up, frustrated, ticked off, wretched, irreconcilable, disgruntled, teed off, irritated, dissatisfied, ungratified, discontent, malcontent, sour, uncomfortable, uneasy, unhappy, non-satisfied, bored, exasperated, cross
- Beyond doubt his master had been once more made prisoner; and, cursing himself for being the cause, he mechanically traced the backward tracks- his despondent air proclaiming that he had but little hope of being able to effect a rescue. - "The White Gauntlet", Mayne Reid.
- Ironsyde came first and spoke to Ernest in a mood somewhat despondent. - "The Spinners", Eden Phillpotts.
- " Won't come out right"- in a very despondent tone. - "Quiet Talks on Power", S.D. Gordon.