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Definition of Despair


  1. To be hopeless; to have no hope; to give up all hope or expectation; -- often with of.
  2. To give up as beyond hope or expectation; to despair of.
  3. To cause to despair.
  4. Loss of hope; utter hopelessness; complete despondency.
  5. That which is despaired of.
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Despair Translations

despair in Danish is fortvivle, fortvivlelse
despair in Dutch is vertwijfelen, wanhopen
despair in German is verzweifeln, verzweifeln, Verzweifelung
despair in Italian is disperare, disperazione
despair in Latin is despero
despair in Norwegian is fortvile, fortvilelse
despair in Portuguese is desespero