Definition of Despair

Despair n. means: That which is despaired of.

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Despair n. means: That which is despaired of.

Meaning of Despair

Despair (n.) means: That which is despaired of.

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Despair (v. t.): To give up as beyond hope or expectation; to despair of.

Despair (v. t.): To cause to despair.

Despaired (imp. & p. p.): of Despair

Despairing (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Despair

Despair (n.): That which is despaired of.

Desperate (a.): Without hope; given to despair; hopeless.

Despairing (a.): Feeling or expressing despair; hopeless.

Partenope (n.): One of the Sirens, who threw herself into the sea, in despair at not being able to beguile Ulysses by her songs.

Distraction (n.): Agitation from violent emotions; perturbation of mind; despair.

Broken-hearted (a.): Having the spirits depressed or crushed by grief or despair.

Despair (n.): Loss of hope; utter hopelessness; complete despondency.

Desperation (n.): A state of despair, or utter hopeless; abandonment of hope; extreme recklessness; reckless fury.

Wanhope (n.): Want of hope; despair; also, faint or delusive hope; delusion. [Obs.] Piers Plowman.

Desperate (a.): Proceeding from, or suggested by, despair; without regard to danger or safety; reckless; furious; as, a desperate effort.

Fold (v. t.): To double or lay together, as the arms or the hands; as, he folds his arms in despair.

Surrender (v. t.): To yield to any influence, emotion, passion, or power; -- used reflexively; as, to surrender one's self to grief, to despair, to indolence, or to sleep.

Despair (v. i.): To be hopeless; to have no hope; to give up all hope or expectation; -- often with of.

Industry (n.): Habitual diligence in any employment or pursuit, either bodily or mental; steady attention to business; assiduity; -- opposed to sloth and idleness; as, industry pays debts, while idleness or despair will increase them.

Desperate (a.): Beyond hope; causing despair; extremely perilous; irretrievable; past cure, or, at least, extremely dangerous; as, a desperate disease; desperate fortune.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Despair

Meaning of Gutted

Gutted means:  A state of extreme despair.“John was gutted that his girlfriend dumped him.”

Meaning of WHOM

WHOM means: Emotional outburst (pron) (WH-OW-M). Used to express extreme jubilation or despair. ie: that is soooo WHOM! Note: WHOM (WH-OW-M) is spelled in only capitals, while whom (w-oo-m) is spelled in lower cases. Used as: "That WHOMin' sucks!", "Pretty WHOM!" "WHOM! I stepped in crud!" (Get it?) (ed: nope!)

Meaning of Despair

Despair means: To give up as beyond hope or expectation; to despair of.

Meaning of Despair

Despair means: To cause to despair.

Meaning of Despaired

Despaired means: of Despair

Meaning of Despairing

Despairing means: of Despair

Meaning of Despair

Despair means: That which is despaired of.

Meaning of Desperate

Desperate means: Without hope; given to despair; hopeless.

Meaning of Despairing

Despairing means: Feeling or expressing despair; hopeless.

Meaning of Partenope

Partenope means: One of the Sirens, who threw herself into the sea, in despair at not being able to beguile Ulysses by her songs.

Meaning of Distraction

Distraction means: Agitation from violent emotions; perturbation of mind; despair.

Meaning of Broken-hearted

Broken-hearted means: Having the spirits depressed or crushed by grief or despair.

Meaning of Despair

Despair means: Loss of hope; utter hopelessness; complete despondency.

Meaning of Desperation

Desperation means: A state of despair, or utter hopeless; abandonment of hope; extreme recklessness; reckless fury.

Meaning of Wanhope

Wanhope means: Want of hope; despair; also, faint or delusive hope; delusion. [Obs.] Piers Plowman.

Meaning of Desperate

Desperate means: Proceeding from, or suggested by, despair; without regard to danger or safety; reckless; furious; as, a desperate effort.

Meaning of Fold

Fold means: To double or lay together, as the arms or the hands; as, he folds his arms in despair.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Basilican

Basilican means: Of, relating to, or resembling, a basilica; basilical.

Meaning of Brittlely

Brittlely means: In a brittle manner.

Meaning of Doris

Doris means: A genus of nudibranchiate mollusks having a wreath of branchiae on the back.

Meaning of Immold

Immold means: Alt. of Immould

Meaning of Imply

Imply means: To refer, ascribe, or attribute.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of Did a 360 Dude

Did a 360 Dude means: I would presume that this means perhaps to change your mind twice? Or perhaps to do nothing. Or some hip-happenin' Xtreme (yes, with an 'X') move on a BMX or similar.

Meaning of PC

PC means: Personal Computer -or- Politically Correct

Meaning of chippy

chippy means: 1 n fish-and-chip shop. 2 n colloq carpenter. Americans use this word (at least those on the East Coast) to describe a woman of somewhat suboptimal morals; this derives from its original meaning of an Old West saloon prostitute, commonly paid in poker chips. All this is of minimal relevance here, as that meaning isn’t used in the U.K.

Meaning of up the duff

up the duff means: Pregnant. A derivation of "in the club" but of unknown origin.

Meaning of Mought

Mought means: For might.

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