despair: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (di-spâr'), [key]
- loss of hope; hopelessness.
- someone or something that causes hopelessness: He is the despair of his mother.
- to lose, give up, or be without hope (often fol. by of&hasp;): to despair of humanity.
- to give up hope of.
- despair (Thesaurus)