De*spond"ent (?), a. [L. despondens, -entis, p. pr. of despondre.]

Marked by despondence; given to despondence; low-spirited; as, a despondent manner; a despondent prisoner.

-- De*spond"ent*ly, adv.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.