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dɪˈspɛər ɪŋde·spair·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. despairing, desperateadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. despairingadjective

    Feeling, expressing, or caused by despair; hopeless.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Despairing

    of Despair

  2. Despairingadjective

    feeling or expressing despair; hopeless

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of despairing in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of despairing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of despairing in a Sentence

  1. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Dancing in the rain is better than despairing in the storm.

  2. Dr. James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey:

    "You can play a tune of sorts on the white keys, and you can play a tune of sorts on the black keys, but for harmony, you must use both the black and the white." "Only the best is good enough for Africa." "When men are intellectually greater than others, we learn from their utterances; when they are morally better than others, we learn from their lives." "If I find a man scowling at me, I just smile back. He scowls again and I smile. I don't often find any scowl a third time." "I want to sing a song of hope to the despairing; to breathe the breath of love that will chase away all hating. I believe, that the right will ultimately conquer the wrong, virtue, harmony, take the place of discords." "I believe, the Lord must have had something else in store for me. Hence I have been doing my best, patiently waiting until He gets ready for me to go elsewhere: where He leads I'll follow." "The surest way to keep a people down is to educate the men and neglect the women. If you educate a man you simply educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate a family." "I am going to help lift my people not only religiously and educationally, but also economically, in trade, agriculture and commerce." "Remember, my brothers, to love and to work." "Be patient, don't lose heart, don't hate anybody, make yourselves worthy of good things and good things will come to you." "My people of Africa, we were created in the image of God, but men have made us think that we are chickens, and we still think we are; but we are eagles. Stretch forth your wings and fly! Don't be content with the food of chickens." "If anyone tells you that Africans cannot learn, do not believe him. Tell him that your brother Aggrey learnt something. Look at my hair and prove that I am one of you. Again, I say, love and work." "You can never beat prejudice by frontal attack. Always flank it. You can catch more flies with molasses than you can with vinegar." "I want all my people, my country women and men, to be educated in the larger sense in heart, hand and head and thus render Africa indispensible in intellectual, spiritual and commercial products of the world. https://sites.google.com/site/oaa1973akoras/home/founders/dr-aggrey-s-words

  3. Albert Camus:

    If there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

  4. Søren Kierkegaard:

    Boredom is the root of all evil--the despairing refusal to be oneself.

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