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v. t.1.To separate (a pair).
I have . . . dispaired two doves.
- Beau. & Fl.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Being quite dispirited with toil, and wholly overcome by grief and dispair, I lay down between two ridges, and heartily wished I might there end my days.
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"Unbroken: Path to Redemption" -- The sequel picks up the true story of Olympian and World War II hero Louis Zamperini as he marries, wrestles with dispair and finds faith.
The original photo has been shared hundreds of times and received comments of outrage and dispair.
The bitter confession made by the election campaign managers of Moussavi and Karroubi on those days has soured the taste of some of their supporters, but shocked many Green Movement members, leaving them in dispair.
Sports can create hope--where there was once only dispair. It is more powerful than governments in breaking down racial barriers.
Your Petitioner need not say this unexpected termination of his hopes has not only destroyed his confidence, but driven him almost to dispair in the prospect of a protracted misery by Eight Months longer imprisonment in a gloomy Prison.
Individuals under strain work out a way towards detachment in their real dispair, which says from any spiritual aesthetic practice have recommended for centuries: the Platonists' pursuit of the Good, the Buddhists' disciplined search for right action, the early Christians' caritas, all become detachment as a recurrent theme.
It makes an record that's at once full of dispair but full of hope.
Ironically, his insistence that laughter is a way to alleviate his dispair leads to his death.