Antonyms of DESPONDENT

Examples of usage:

  1. One way and another, my life is going to ruin-" " Nonsense, you are merely overwrought and despondent-" " That is not all. "A Daughter of the Vine" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  2. His eye wandered pitifully over the heaving mass of anxious faces blue with cold, and growing more and more despondent as every minute they turned with a common impulse from the closed bank door to the Abbey clock, glittering far up in the sunshiny atmosphere of morning. "John Halifax, Gentleman" by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  3. Trix answered with a despondent sigh, he's a baronet, and these English people go so much for birth and blood. "A Terrible Secret" by May Agnes Fleming
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