Desponds vs Despends - What's the difference?

desponds | despends |


As verbs the difference between desponds and despends

is that desponds is (despond) while despends is (despend).

desponds

English

Verb

(head)
  • (despond)

  • despond

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To give up the will, courage, or spirit; to become dejected, lose heart.
  • *
  • * Scott's Letters
  • I should despair, or at least despond .
  • * John Locke
  • Others depress their own minds, [and] despond at the first difficulty.
  • * D. Webster
  • We wish that desponding patriotism may turn its eyes hitherward, and be assured that foundations of our national power still stand strong.

    Noun

    (-)
  • (archaic) Despondency.
  • Synonyms

    * despair

    despends

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (despend)

  • despend

    English

    Alternative forms

    * dispend

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To spend; to squander.
  • (Howell)
    (Webster 1913)