despondent

英 [dɪ'spɒnd(ə)nt] 美 [dɪ'spɑndənt]
  • adj. 沮丧的;失望的
GRE
星级词汇:
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despondent 沮丧的

de-, 向下,离开。-spond, 承诺,词源同spouse, respond. 原义为承诺离开,放弃,引申词义沮丧的。比较abjure, forswear.

despondent (adj.)
1690s, from Latin despondentem (nominative despondens), present participle of despondere (see despondence). Related: Despondently (1670s).
1. She was becoming increasingly despondent about the way things were going.
她对情况的发展越来越失望。

来自《权威词典》

2. He was up for a time and then, without warning, despondent again.
他一度兴高采烈, 但忽然又情绪低落下来.

来自《简明英汉词典》

3. Patients often feel despondent.
病人经常会感到沮丧.

来自《简明英汉词典》

4. I feel despondent when my work is rejected.
作品被拒后我感到很沮丧。

来自辞典例句

5. His despondent reverie was suddenly interrupted by someone calling his name.
忽然有人惊醒了他的沉思.

来自子夜部分

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