despair

[ dih-spair ]SEE DEFINITION OF despair

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DESPAIR

He wears the look of one who is gnawed with envy, and he heaves the sigh of despair.

He was seized with fear for what he might do in his despair.

Hope looked round in despair, then glanced at her own disordered garments.

True, we have come far from the days of stagnation and despair.

Our destiny offers, not the cup of despair, but the chalice of opportunity.

All the despair in Dick's face, though it wrung his heart, could not move him.

There was anguish in the cry torn from the girl's throat in the sudden access of despair.

The unfortunate victim of the law came perilously close to despair then.

But into his loneliness and despair the girl had came like a ray of light.

And of these periods of despair he was always heartily ashamed the next day.

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