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Definition 1: arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where despairing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a despairing view of the world situation
  • the last despairing plea of the condemned criminal
  • a desperate cry for help
  • helpless and desperate--as if at the end of his tether
  • her desperate screams

Synonyms for despairing in the sense of this definition

(despairing is similar to ...) without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success

"in an agony of hopeless grief" "with a hopeless sigh he sat down"

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