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1despair/dɪˈspeɚ/noun
1despair
/dɪˈspeɚ/
noun
Learner's definition of DESPAIR  
[noncount]
: the feeling of no longer having any hope
: someone or something that causes extreme sadness or worry— + of
2despair/dɪˈspeɚ/verb
despairsdespaireddespairing
2despair
/dɪˈspeɚ/
verb
despairsdespaireddespairing
Learner's definition of DESPAIR  
[no object]
: to no longer have any hope or belief that a situation will improve or change— often + of
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