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Definition of Despairing

Despairing

  1. of Despair
  2. Feeling or expressing despair; hopeless.

Despairing Quotations

How thin and insecure is that little beach of white sand we call consciousness. I've always known that in my writing it is the dark troubled sea of which I know nothing, save its presence, that carried me. I've always felt that creating was a fearless and a timid, a despairing and hopeful, launching out into that unknown.
Athol Fugard

It is as if my life were magically run by two electric currents: joyous positive and despairing negative - whichever is running at the moment dominates my life, floods it.
Sylvia Plath

All my work shares a kind of balance between black comedy and sad and despairing melancholy.
Martin McDonagh

On the wagon sped, and I, as well as my comrades, gave a despairing farewell glance at freedom as we came in sight of the long stone buildings.
Nellie Bly

Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Soren Kierkegaard
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Despairing Translations

despairing in German is verzweifelnd
despairing in Norwegian is fortvilet
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