Sentence Examples


  • Like another Socrates, he taught them to know themselves, repressing vanity, encouraging the despondent, and attaching all alike by his unobtrusive sympathy.
  • The children, feeling sad and despondent, were about to follow him when the Wizard touched Dorothy softly on her shoulder.
  • I could not be despondent while I anticipated the delight of talking to my mother and reading her responses from her lips.
  • The situation in Piedmont was far from promising, the exchequer was empty, the army disorganized, the country despondent and suspicious of the king.
  • After the occupation of Pretoria in June 1900 by Lord Roberts the Boer forces had been reduced to guerilla warfare, and Lord Kitchener, learning that the Transvaal commandants were despondent, invited General Botha to enter into negotiations, on the basis of the recognition of British sovereignty.
 

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