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    despair - Dictionary definition and meaning for word despair

    (noun) a state in which all hope is lost or absent
    Synonyms : desperation
    Example Sentence
    • in the depths of despair
    • they were rescued from despair at the last minute
    • courage born of desperation
    (noun) the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well
    Example Sentence
    • they moaned in despair and dismay
    • one harsh word would send her into the depths of despair
    (verb) abandon hope; give up hope; lose heart
    Example Sentence
    • Don't despair--help is on the way!
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for despair

despair is similar to disappear. want to disappear as there is no hope left to exist.

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