despairing


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Related to despairing: despairingly, depressing

de·spair·ing

 (dĭ-spâr′ĭng)
adj.
Characterized by or resulting from despair; hopeless: a despairing view of world politics.

de·spair′ing·ly adv.

despairing

(dɪˈspɛərɪŋ)
adj
marked by or resulting from despair; hopeless or desperate
desˈpairingly adv

de•spair•ing

(dɪˈspɛər ɪŋ)

adj.
subject to or indicating despair or hopelessness: a despairing look.
[1585–95]
de•spair′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.despairing - arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope; "a despairing view of the world situation"; "the last despairing plea of the condemned criminal"; "a desperate cry for help"; "helpless and desperate--as if at the end of his tether"; "her desperate screams"
hopeless - without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success; "in an agony of hopeless grief"; "with a hopeless sigh he sat down"

despairing

despairing

adjective
Having lost all hope:
Translations
resignado

despairing

[dɪsˈpɛərɪŋ] ADJ [look, sigh] → de desesperación; [parent, sufferer] → desesperado

despairing

adj, despairingly
advverzweifelt

despairing

[dɪsˈpɛərɪŋ] adjdisperato/a
References in classic literature ?
The set-back to their hopes made them despairing and desperate.
I added my words of pretty easy reassurance and told students that this despairing young man was safe.
Allah, for human's inbuilt low capacity, depicts despair by saying: "And if We give man a taste of mercy from Us and then We withdraw it from him , indeed, he is despairing and ungrateful.