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synonyms for hopelessness

  • anguish
  • desperation
  • despondency
  • discouragement
  • gloom
  • melancholy
  • misery
  • sorrow
  • dejection
  • despondence
  • disheartenment
  • forlornness
  • ordeal
  • pain
  • trial
  • tribulation
  • wretchedness
  • dashed hopes
  • desperateness
  • despond
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antonyms for hopelessness

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  • cheer
  • contentment
  • encouragement
  • happiness
  • joy
  • comfort
  • peace
  • pleasure
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How to use hopelessness in a sentence

Moise’s death is the culmination of years of lawlessness, frustration, and hopelessness in Haiti.
THE MURDER OF HAITI'S PRESIDENT PRESENTS A RARE CHANCE FOR THE WORLD TO ACTUALLY HELP THE COUNTRYDIMITRY ELIAS LÉGERJULY 14, 2021TIME
Feelings of hopelessness, anger, and depression, he found, were common.
UYGHURS OUTSIDE CHINA ARE TRAUMATIZED. NOW THEY’RE STARTING TO TALK ABOUT ITANDREW MCCORMICKJUNE 16, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
More than a third of high school students in the United States experienced persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness in 2019, a 40 percent increase since 2009.
TAKING A MENTAL HEALTH DAY IS LEGIT. JUST ASK THE KIDS.PETULA DVORAKJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“We share the fury, sadness and sense of hopelessness expressed by so many,” Neufeldt and Kemnitz wrote in the letter.
CAL STATE SAN MARCOS WILL REASSIGN PROFESSOR WHO HARASSED STUDENTSKAYLA JIMENEZJUNE 1, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The third, the Beck Depression Inventory, is a 21-question survey that asks subjects to rate feelings like sadness, hopelessness, self-criticism and self-loathing on a zero to three scale.
A NEW STUDY POINTS TO MDMA AS A POWERFUL TREATMENT FOR PTSDJEFFREY KLUGERMAY 11, 2021TIME
The condition, characterized by depression, hopelessness, memory problems, difficulty maintaining relationships, and recurrent visions of the trauma-causing event is notoriously hard to treat.
A NEW STUDY POINTS TO MDMA AS A POWERFUL TREATMENT FOR PTSDJEFFREY KLUGERMAY 11, 2021TIME
That fatigue can show up as feelings of anxiety, hopelessness, frustration, anger and boredom.
BOREDOM MAY POSE A PUBLIC HEALTH THREAT IN THE SOCIAL DISTANCING ERASUJATA GUPTAMARCH 22, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
That fatigue can manifest as feelings of anxiety, hopelessness, frustration, anger and boredom.
IN THE SOCIAL DISTANCING ERA, BOREDOM MAY POSE A PUBLIC HEALTH THREATSUJATA GUPTAFEBRUARY 15, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Psychologist Lauren Alloy’s decades-long research at Temple University has shown that hopelessness is a strong contributor to worsening depression.
HOW TO KEEP YOUR SADNESS FROM TURNING INTO DEPRESSIONJELENA KECMANOVICNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
And so step by step the devil thrust him into desperation, and strove thereby to clinch the hopelessness of his estate.
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
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