Nouns (3)

n. the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well; "they moaned in despair and dismay"; "one harsh word would send her into the depths of despair"
desperation, despair
n. a state in which all hope is lost or absent; "in the depths of despair"; "they were rescued from despair at the last minute"; "courage born of desperation"

Verbs (1)

v. abandon hope; give up hope; lose heart; "Don't despair--help is on the way!"

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Fuzzynyms (17)

n. a feeling of thoughtful sadness
sombreness, somberness, gloominess, gloom
n. a feeling of melancholy apprehension
n. a feeling of intense unhappiness; "she was exhausted by her misery and grief"
desolation, loneliness, forlornness
n. sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned
n. an emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement; "he tried to express his sorrow at her loss"
dolour, dolor
n. (poetry) painful grief
n. sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
n. a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity
v. experience (emotional) pain; "Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers"
keen, lament
v. express grief verbally; "we lamented the death of the child"

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Antonyms (2)

n. the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled; "in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope"
v. be optimistic; be full of hope; have hopes; "I am still hoping that all will turn out well"


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