Rachel at one point moseys the streets of Manhattan, despondent and introspective, while singing the Beatles ballad “Yesterday.”
Many were despondent or even suicidal when they first arrived.
As for the swift end to his video in China, Ai is not too despondent.
It is all too easy to be despondent in the face of what seems like the endless capacity of evil to reinvent itself.
despondent over the turn of events, Ford asked her sons, Mike, Steve, and Jack, to try to smooth over tensions with the center.
But he who was becoming so despondent both for himself and for his country, still had hopes as to his daughter.
"It won't work; you never could do it," objected Dixon, with despondent conviction.
I could not have the electric lights I had intended, nor the military band, and the ladies of the house were despondent at it.
I cannot honestly say now whether I ever shared this despondent view or not.
On the contrary, he is sad, restless, and despondent if he has no money.