despondent [ dih-spon-duhnt ]
feeling or showing profound hopelessness, dejection, discouragement, or gloom:dictionary.com
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The adjective despondent is from Latin despondere, “to lose courage, give up,” from the prefix de- (“from”) plus spondere (“to promise”). The Latin words originally referred to promising a woman in marriage.vocabulary.com