despond

[v] - lose confidence or hope
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Despond

De·spond' intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Desponded ; present participle & verbal noun Desponding .] [ Latin despondēre , desponsum , to promise away, promise in marriage, give up, to lose (courage); ...
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Despond

De·spond' noun Despondency. [ Obsolete] « The slough of despond Bunyan.
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despond

To give up, the will, courage, or spirit; to be thoroughly disheartened; to lose all courage; to become dispirited or depressed; to take an unhopeful view. 'I should despair, or at least despond.' (Scott's Letters) 'Others depress their own minds, [and] despond at the first difficulty.' 'We wish that . . . Desponding patriotism may turn its eyes hi...
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despond

verb lose confidence or hope; become dejected; `The supporters of the Presidential candidate desponded when they learned the early results of the election`
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Despond

• (v. i.) To give up, the will, courage, or spirit; to be thoroughly disheartened; to lose all courage; to become dispirited or depressed; to take an unhopeful view. • (n.) Despondency.
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