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Hopelessness vs. Despair

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Hopelessnessnoun

the lack of hope; despair

Despairverb

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

Hopelessnessnoun

the despair you feel when you have abandoned hope of comfort or success

Despairverb

To cause to despair.

Despairverb

To be hopeless; to have no hope; to give up all hope or expectation.

Despairnoun

Loss of hope; utter hopelessness; complete despondency.

‘He turned around in despair, aware that he was not going to survive’;

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Despairnoun

That which causes despair.

Despairnoun

That which is despaired of.

Despairverb

To be hopeless; to have no hope; to give up all hope or expectation; - often with of.

‘We despaired even of life.’; ‘Never despair of God's blessings here.’;

Despairverb

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

‘I would not despair the greatest design that could be attempted.’;

Despairverb

To cause to despair.

Despairnoun

Loss of hope; utter hopelessness; complete despondency.

‘We in dark dreams are tossing to and fro,Pine with regret, or sicken with despair.’; ‘Before he [Bunyan] was ten, his sports were interrupted by fits of remorse and despair.’;

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Despairnoun

That which is despaired of.

Despairnoun

a state in which everything seems wrong and will turn out badly;

‘they were rescued from despair at the last minute’;

Despairnoun

the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well

Despairverb

abandon hope; give up hope; lose heart;

‘Don't despair--help is on the way!’;

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