Part of speech:
In low spirits; depressed; disheartened
Sad or lonely, especially from being deserted or abandoned:
The definition of doleful is full of grief or sadness.
The definition of hopeful is feeling or giving a positive or optimistic attitude about some event or about the future.
The definition of desperate is something sad or hopeless, or a feeling of really wanting something or of trying really hard to make something happen.
(Slang) Depressed, upset, distressed, annoyed, etc.
Lowered in position, intensity, amount, or degree
So unhappy that nothing will comfort; inconsolable; dejected
Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
The definition of melancholy is someone or something that is sad or gloomy.
The act of humbling or abasing oneself.
Despondency is defined as a state of feeling hopeless or dejected.
A region of the globe found over the oceans near the equator in the intertropical convergence zone and having weather characterized variously by calm air, light winds, or squalls and thunderstorms. Hurricanes originate in this region.
(Medicine) A mental disorder characterized by excessive fear of or preoccupation with a serious illness, despite medical testing and reassurance to the contrary.
Well informed; abreast:
Having a (specified) character, mood, or disposition
Characterized by or resulting from despair; hopeless:
Having lost all hope
Sick at heart; extremely unhappy or despondent
Find another word for despondent. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for despondent, like: dejected, forlorn, discouraged, doleful, down, hopeless, hopeful, desperate, sad, bummed and depressed.