do not despair

do not lose hope

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Despair — De*spair , v. t. 1. To give up as beyond hope or expectation; to despair of. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I would not despair the greatest design that could be attempted. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to despair. [Obs.] Sir W. Williams. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • despair — 01. Sometimes I [despair] that I will never find my true love. 02. Her face was full of [despair] after she heard of the death of her mother. 03. They looked [despairingly] upon the remains of the burnt out church. 04. Frodo and Sam were filled… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • Despair (DC Comics) — Despair Despair of the Endless Publication information Publisher DC Comics …   Wikipedia

  • Despair — • The voluntary and complete abandonment of all hope of saving one s soul and of having the means required for that end Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Despair     Despair      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Despair (novel) — Despair   …   Wikipedia

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  • despair — I UK [dɪˈspeə(r)] / US [dɪˈsper] noun [uncountable] * the feeling that a situation is so bad that nothing you can do will change it To my utter despair, the car would not start. in despair: In despair he phoned the embassy. II UK [dɪˈspeə(r)] /… …   English dictionary

  • despair — de|spair1 [ dı sper ] noun uncount * the feeling that a situation is so bad that nothing you can do will change it: To my utter despair, the car would not start. in despair: In despair he phoned the embassy. despair de|spair 2 [ dı sper ] verb… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • despair — 1. verb To be hopeless; to have no hope; to give up all hope or expectation. 2. noun a) Loss of hope; utter hopelessness; complete despondency. He turned around in despair, aware that he was not going to survive b) That which is despaired of. Syn …   Wiktionary


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