desponding

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

desponding

  1. present participle of despond

Noun[edit]

desponding ‎(plural despondings)

  1. despondency
    • 1753, Edward Moore, The Gamester
      These are the despondings of men without money; but let the shining ore chink in the pocket, and folly turns to wisdom.