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Desponndent (adj)

She was DESPONDENT after she lsot the job whcich she held for twenty-five years

Worst negitive feeling you can have or feel.

What migth cause you to becone despondent -death, loss of job
Morose (adj)

After the team lost the game, the atmoshpere in the locker room was morose.

Downcast (adj)


He was Downcast when he dicovered he had failed the exam
depressed,dispirited, dejected

(through the look)
Austere (adj)

(austerely, Austerity)

The austere dorm room lacked all of the luxries of home
Morally strict, simple
Privation (n)
(usually plural)

the PRIVATIONS of the orphanage resulted in a morose atmospere
hardshiip or lack; absence of quality
Tribulation (n)

(often "trail and tribulation)

The tribulations he suffered casued hinm to become despndent
distress,suffering, trouble,misery
Misgiving (n)
jem and Scout had misgivings about boo Radley
a feeling of doubt,fear,orsuspicion

when used with the or an its a noun then used had its a verb
Rue (v)

His father told him he would rue the day he dropped out of school
To feel remorse,repentance,or regret
recoil (v)

(usally through fear, shock or disgust)

The girl recolied at the sight of the open coffin
to fall or draw back; to shrink back
Languid (adj)
(languish, Languidly, Langour,Langushing)

she was languis during her recovery from her operation
weak,slugish,dull; lacking vigor or spirit
Mischance (n)

his despondency was the result of a life full of mischance
misfortune,bad luck; an unforunate accident
Melee (n)

a melee erupted when the doors to the concert hall were locked
a confused struggle or fight; confused mingling together
disconcert (v)
to CONFUSE,DISTURB,frustrate,upset,

iis between people
Abash (v)

He was Abashed when he was caugh cheating on the test
To embarrass,make ashamed; Disconcer

The text of the sentace she include embassement.
Derange (v)

Our monthly plan once again become deranged as a result of the many assemblies
TO disarrange,upset,or throw into confusion

it referres to things, and umcommonly refers to people.
Harass (v)

The stress of a difficult job may cause a person to feel Harassed.
To troubel, worry, annoy, torment; attack repeatedly