English to Afrikaans Meaning :: despair

wanhoop
Despair :
wanhoop
- wanhoopgewanhoopwanhopigewanhoop
 

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Noun(1) a state in which all hope is lost or absent(2) the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well
Verb(1) abandon hope; give up hope; lose heart

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(1) We despair for the future of the world.(2) he was beginning to despair of ever knowing(3) In her wake, the chaos of despair is overwhelming.(4) we should not despair(5) The disruption caused to the hall, added to the cost of replacing the windows has left local people in despair .(6) Jocelyn fought back tears; she could not stand to see such despair filling his eyes.(7) A wave of despair washed over him, taking away all of his heated frustration.(8) Meanwhile I continue to despair for the future of this city.(9) The despair in her eyes made her seem older than she actually was.(10) they drove me to despair(11) I fell into despair(12) he was in despair(13) Admittedly, these flights each followed bouts of suicidal despair .(14) a voice full of self-hatred and despair(15) in despair , I hit the bottle(16) Their lack of determination is thought to be something like the despair felt by human sufferers of depression.
Related Words
(1) in despair ::
In wanhoop
Synonyms
Noun
3. discouragement ::
moedeloosheid
4. desperation ::
desperaatheid
5. distress ::
nood
6. anguish ::
angs
8. despondency ::
moedeloosheid
9. depression ::
depressie
11. melancholy ::
melancholie
12. misery ::
ellende
14. defeatism ::
defaitisme
15. pessimism ::
pessimisme
Verb
16. lose hope ::
verloor hoop
17. abandon hope ::
vaar hoop
18. give up ::
gee op
19. lose heart ::
verlore hart
20. lose faith ::
verloor geloof
21. be discouraged ::
moedeloos
22. be despondent ::
wees moedeloos
23. be demoralized ::
word gedemoraliseer
24. resign oneself ::
bedank jouself
25. be pessimistic ::
wees pessimisties
Different Forms
despair, despaired, despairing, despairs
Word Example from TV Shows

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Really touch on the fear
and despair.

Really touch on the fear and DESPAIR.

Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 4


<i>Not much between despair and ecstasy</i>

Not much between DESPAIR and ecstasy

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 14


So you\'re saying, if in the depths of despair
she throws herself at you...

So you're saying, if in the depths of DESPAIR she throws herself at you...

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 17


You mustn\'t despair.
Your claim is true. You will be victorious.

You mustn't DESPAIR. Your claim is true. You will be victorious.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 5


Don\'t despair, Ser Davos.

Don't DESPAIR, Ser Davos.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 1


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