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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to despairingly, such as: desperately, sadly, dispiritedly, cynically, darkly, and dejectedly.

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How to use despairingly in a sentence

  • The Goblin looked back despairingly, and Davy just caught the words, "I don't know how to turn around!"

    Davy and The Goblin | Charles E. Carryl
  • He'll immediately throw down his bunch of flowers and dive despairingly into the moat.

    First Plays | A. A. Milne
  • "Girls, I just can't go another step—unless it's toward home," she finished despairingly.

    The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch | Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
  • The shock of Jack Dineheart's threat had almost killed her, and Lizette hung over her despairingly.

    They Looked and Loved | Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller
  • As he was walking despairingly up and down the seashore, he spied an old man warming himself in the sun.

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