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despaired

verb
past tense of despair

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to lose all hope or confidence
  • we despaired when we saw how little time we had left to complete our project

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“Despaired.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/despaired. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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