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I spoke with Bailey last month, when he was still in Jamaica, and he was despondent, watching his former world in Virginia move along without him.The country he fought for sent him into exile. But this veteran finally came home.|Petula Dvorak|August 26, 2021|Washington Post
They left the Arctic with a message of encouragement to the world not to feel despondent about climate change but to take action.How Climate Change Science Has Changed Due to COVID-19 Restrictions|Jennifer Duggan|July 14, 2021|Time
With over 80 million people—more than twice the size of Canada’s population—my birth place and where I grew up well into my teenage years has one of the youngest and most educated, yet disillusioned and despondent societies in the region.Iran Is Too Often Viewed Through the Lens of Our Rulers. Try Looking Through the Eyes of Our People|Tara Kangarlou|June 18, 2021|Time
It was spot on, and it underscored why my mom, who came to America in 1968, has been truly despondent about our nation for the first time in more than half a century.It’s Prague on the Potomac, as we wearily wait for a shot at the vaccine|Petula Dvorak|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
It is all too easy to be despondent in the face of what seems like the endless capacity of evil to reinvent itself.
Many were despondent or even suicidal when they first arrived.China Doesn't Want You to See the Internet Addiction Film 'Web Junkie'|Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despondent, she choked back sobs when she saw other women with babies.
But I was still despondent, desperate to salvage every positive experience from a relationship that had run its course.
Despondent at first, Tanny gradually reached a level of acceptance.The Tragic Downfall of Tanaquil Le Clercq, Ballet’s Greatest Muse|Nancy Buirski|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her tone was despondent, her face was drawn and blanched, and her eyes gave evidence of weeping.The Fifth String |John Philip Sousa
So inert, despondent, and lethargic a moment before, he now seemed full to overflowing of life and animation.
"Oh, Mr. Meadows, that is too far for the naked eye to see," was the despondent reply.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
He would have been despondent, but his soldier's training had taught him that no situation is hopeless as long as life lasts.Uncle Sam's Boys as Lieutenants|H. Irving Hancock
The poor boy grew morose and despondent, giving way at times to spells of the deepest depression.The Shepherd of the Hills|Harold Bell Wright