GRE Word List

DESPONDENT

without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection

The meaning of the word despondent is without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection.

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WordMeaning
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braggadocioboasting
imprecationcurse; swearword
coalitionpartnership; league; union of separate political parties
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insurgentrebellious; N.
felonperson convicted of a grave crime; CF. felony: serious crime