Origin of despondent
Examples from the Web for despondently
“I feel like a lot of people missed it,” says Herring, despondently.
"We've got to find him first," objected Tiler gruffly and despondently.The Passenger from Calais|Arthur Griffiths
"Miss Hammond, this was my last plunge," he replied, despondently.The Light of Western Stars|Zane Grey
"Sit still until they go away," returned the Indian despondently.The Inca Emerald|Samuel Scoville