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Definitions of despair:

part of speech: adverb

Despairingly.

part of speech: verb

To be without hope; to give up all expectation; to despond.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be without hope: to despond.

part of speech: noun

Want of hope: utter hopelessness: that which causes despair.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To abandon all hope or expectation; become hopeless.

part of speech: noun

Utter hopelessness; complete despondency; desperation; loss of hope in God's mercy.

part of speech: noun

Loss of hope or confidence; hopelessness; that which causes loss of hope.

part of speech: participial adjective

Despairing.

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