despairingly


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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.
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Adv.1.despairingly - with desperation; "`Why can't you understand?,' she asked despairingly"
Translations

despairingly

[dɪsˈpɛərɪŋlɪ] ADVdesesperadamente

despairingly

[dɪsˈpɛərɪŋlɪ] advdisperatamente
References in classic literature ?
She had met Fernand at the corner of the Rue de la Loge; she had returned to the Catalans, and had despairingly cast herself on her couch.
Davy," said Anne despairingly, "haven't you sense enough to distinguish between a fairytale and a falsehood?
A little girl with her ragged skirt full of slimy seaweed began to sob despairingly, lugging her soaked burden close to the man who carried the light.
Harvey pounded despairingly at the bell, for he feared they might be sunk at any minute, and he jumped at Dan's hail as the crew came back.
His breathing, which was so feeble before, is growing weaker still, and I can do nothing to save him," said the doctor, despairingly.
I looked around me despairingly, and my eye alighted on the holland covering.
Sixty thousand dollars, or thereabouts," the young man answered despairingly.
When the owner despairingly offered a reward of fifty dollars, our interest increased and the mystery deepened.
Saxon shrugged her shoulders despairingly, and Sarah swung about on her husband.
Down went Jo's face into the wet handkerchief, and she cried despairingly, for she had kept up bravely till now and never shed a tear.
Through dreary years Hepzibah had looked forward--for the most part despairingly, never with any confidence of hope, but always with the feeling that it was her brightest possibility--to the very position in which she now found herself.
It would, despairingly, appear that "Theresa May's Brexit lethargy" is being applied to the plastic threat.