Despair synonyms and antonyms

dĭ-spâr'

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Deep sadness or hopelessness
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A discouraging
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A mood disorder characterized usually by anhedonia, extreme sadness, poor concentration, sleep problems, loss of appetite, and feelings of guilt, helplessness, and hopelessness.
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The state of being downcast or despondent.
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Despondency is defined as a state of feeling hopeless or dejected.
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give up hope
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To give up the will, courage, or spirit; to become dejected, lose heart.
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The definition of crucial is something that is essential or vitally important.
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Marked by, arising from, or showing despair:
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The weather conditions characteristic of these regions of the ocean.
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The quality of having no useful result; uselessness.
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To put a burden on; load; weigh down; oppress
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Hope is defined as the action of wishing or desiring that something will occur.
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Unable to defend oneself or to act without help.
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Desperation is defined as a loss of hope, or a great need that can make you act irrationally.
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Having the nature of, involving, or doing great injury or wrong
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So strong as to be overwhelming:
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(Now literary) Sloth, slothfulness, especially as inducing general listlessness and apathy. [from 13th c.]
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To yield or resign (oneself) to an emotion, influence, etc.
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Reliance on something in the future; hope:
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(Proper) Psalm 130 (in the Douay version, Psalm 129)
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The quality of being inconsolable.
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A lack of interest or enthusiasm; apathy:
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To cause physical pain to; hurt:
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The state or quality of being desperate.
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A trust or confidence in the intentions or abilities of a person, object, or ideal.
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A cry expressing joy, approval or support such as "hurray". [from 18th c.]
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The property of being hopeful.
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Trust or faith in a person or thing:
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To consider likely or certain:
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The definition of anticipate is to think and/or talk ahead about what may happen, and either take action beforehand to handle the situation or be ready to respond when the time occurs.
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give up hope
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(Archaic) Good luck; good fortune; prosperity.
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A source or an object of joy:
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The state of being joyful
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The state of being cheerful; joy.
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Find another word for despair. In this page you can discover 62 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for despair, like: hopelessness, gloom, discouragement, depression, give up, despondence, impetuously, despondency, have faith, despond and helplessness.