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synonyms for despairingly

  • desperately
  • sadly
  • dispiritedly
  • cynically
  • darkly
  • dejectedly
  • desolately
  • despondently
  • disconsolately
  • dismally
  • emptily
  • gloomily
  • pessimistically
  • spiritlessly
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antonyms for despairingly

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  • confidently
  • expectantly
  • hopefully
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How to use despairingly in a sentence

People who demonstrate tragic optimism suffer the same—and sometimes even more—pain and sorrow in the short term as those who become pessimistic and despairing.
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The goal is not to spend the next several months despairing.
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The Goblin looked back despairingly, and Davy just caught the words, "I don't know how to turn around!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
He'll immediately throw down his bunch of flowers and dive despairingly into the moat.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
"Girls, I just can't go another step—unless it's toward home," she finished despairingly.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
The shock of Jack Dineheart's threat had almost killed her, and Lizette hung over her despairingly.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
As he was walking despairingly up and down the seashore, he spied an old man warming himself in the sun.
LABOULAYE'S FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
He'll immediately (extending her arms descriptively) throw down his bunch of flowers and dive despairingly into the moat.
BELINDAA. A. MILNE
The agent looked round despairingly and caught Colin's look of sympathy.
THE BOY WITH THE U. S. FISHERIESFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER
Burns, who had been walking up and down the room, cast himself into an armchair and stared despairingly at his amanuensis.
RED PEPPER BURNSGRACE S. RICHMOND
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WORDS RELATED TO DESPAIRINGLY

  • cynically
  • darkly
  • dejectedly
  • desolately
  • despairingly
  • desperately
  • despondently
  • disconsolately
  • dismally
  • dispiritedly
  • emptily
  • gloomily
  • pessimistically
  • sadly
  • spiritlessly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.