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despair

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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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