Definition of DESPAIR

noun : DESPAIR

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a state in which all hope is lost or absent; "in the depths of despair"; "they were rescued from despair at the last minute"; "courage born of desperation" ;

  • 2. (

    ) the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well; "they moaned in despair and dismay"; "one harsh word would send her into the depths of despair" ;

verb : DESPAIR

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) abandon hope; give up hope; lose heart; "Don't despair;


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