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de•spair



Pronunciation: (di-spâr'), [key]
n.
1. loss of hope; hopelessness.
2. someone or something that causes hopelessness: He is the despair of his mother.

v.i.
to lose, give up, or be without hope (often fol. by of): to despair of humanity.

v.t.
Obs.to give up hope of.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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