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despair

verb [I]
 
 
/dɪˈspeər/
to feel that you have no hope: Don't despair - things will improve. [+ of + doing sth] He had begun to despair of ever finding a job.Not hopeful
despairing adjective
Translations of “despair”
in Korean 절망하다…
in Arabic يَيأس…
in French (se) désespérer (de)…
in Turkish umutsuzluğa/çaresizliğe düşmek…
in Italian disperare, disperarsi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 絕望, 失去希望…
in Russian отчаиваться…
in Polish rozpaczać…
in Spanish desesperar, perder la esperanza…
in Portuguese desesperar…
in German verzweifeln…
in Catalan desesperar-se, perdre l’esperança…
in Japanese (人)が絶望する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 绝望, 失去希望…
(Definition of despair verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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