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despair

noun

despair

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of despair

  1. to lose all hope or confidence we despaired when we saw how little time we had left to complete our project Synonyms despond Related Words give up, surrender, yield; darken, sadden; agonize, bleed, grieve, hurt, mourn, sorrow, suffer; discourage, dishearten, dispirit Phrases lose heart Near Antonyms exult, rejoice; assure, encourage, hearten, reassure; hope Antonyms brighten, cheer (up), perk (up)


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