Usage examples for despondency

  1. For the Siberian sled- dog is unquestionably the most sagacious animal in existence, and many a time have his comical vagaries lightened my hours of despondency – From Paris to New York by Land by Harry de Windt
  2. So they had them to the palace door, and then said unto them, Come in, Mr. Feeble- mind; Come in, Mr. Ready- to- halt; come in, Mr. Despondency and Mrs. Much- afraid, his daughter. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  3. While Dorothea sat herself down by the water's edge, her ladyship looked round in vain for a policeman or a park- keeper, holding herself in readiness to prevent the horror she already anticipated, and which drove clear off her mind every thought of her own regrets and despondency – M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur." by G.J. Whyte-Melville