SAT Word of the Day PowerScore Test Preparation on July 2, 2012 at 7:00 AM Find me on: Facebook Google+ Tweet Despondent (adj.) feeling or expressing hopelessness(pronounced “dih-SPON-duhnt”) Example Sentence: Dessa became despondent when she received her rejection letter from the college. Click the "Read More" or "Leave A Comment" link to leave a sentence of your own! The best sentence will be entered to win* a FREE SAT course! * We will choose a new winner each month. Good luck!