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Despair (IPA: /dɪˈspɛɹ/)


Despair (v. i.)

To be hopeless; to have no hope; to give up all hope or expectation; -- often with of.

Despair (v. t.)

To give up as beyond hope or expectation; to despair of.

Despair (v. t.)

To cause to despair.

Despair (n.)

Loss of hope; utter hopelessness; complete despondency.

Despair (n.)

That which is despaired of.

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Emotion

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Band

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1978 Film directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder

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Sandman comics character

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Novel by Vladimir Nabokov

Despair Synonyms

Desperation

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Translations

Despair in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

"* * * then black despair, The shadow of a starless night, was thrown Over the world in which I moved alone." - Despair

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Alas for him who never sees The stars shine through his cypress-trees Who, hopeless, lays his dead away, Nor looks to see the breaking day Across the mournful marbles play!" - Despair

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Because I remember, I despair. Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair. I remember the killers, I remember the victims, even as I struggle to invent a thousand and one reasons to hope." - Despair

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Because thou must not dream, thou needst not then despair!" - Despair

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Bid me despair, and I'll despair, Under that cypress tree: Or bid me die, and I will dare E'en Death, to die for thee. Thou art my life, my love, my heart, The very eyes of me: And hast command of every part, To live and die for thee." - Despair


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