- v. 沮丧；失去勇气
- n. 失去勇气；失望
lose confidence or hope; become dejected;
"The supporters of the Presidential candidate desponded when they learned the early results of the election"
- Though he had failed, he did not despond.
- She could have been trying to encourage a patient who threatened to despond.
- He saved her from the slough of despond.
- the slough of despond 绝望的深渊(极度沮丧...