Despondent and Sad


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Despondent adjective – Feeling or showing no hope.
Usage example: after four days and still no word that the missing plane had been located, the relatives were despondent

Sad is a synonym for despondent in melancholy topic. In some cases you can use "Sad" instead an adjective "Despondent", when it comes to topics like dejected, depressed, wretched, sorrowful. popular alternative
Nearby Words: despondency, despond, despondently, despondence, desponding
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Sad adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: movies in which the hero dies always make us feel sad

Despondent is a synonym for sad in unhappy topic. You can use "Despondent" instead an adjective "Sad", if it concerns topics such as wretched, sorrowful, mournful. popular alternative
Nearby Words: sadness, sadly
Synonyms for Sad

Things that words describes

woman despondent woman sad woman
state despondent state sad state
kid despondent kid sad kid
women despondent women sad women
Other nouns: moments.
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