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.

Random words

WordMeaning
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reprisalretaliation
potiondose (of liquids); liquid dose
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statelyformal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
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tenacityfirmness; persistence
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vernacularliving language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
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