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What is the difference between despondent and dispirited?
Jun 18, 2015 8:33 AM
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'despondent' is a mood, or state of feeling : 'His mood was despondent' ; 'He has been despondent since his mother died.' 'dispirited' is very similar, and would probably be used in reference to a particular event which had caused him to feel this way. It has slightly less of an emotional charge than 'despondent'. 'He has been dispirited since failing the exam.'
June 18, 2015
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