Synonyms for despair

Synonyms for (noun) despair

Synonyms: despair

Definition: the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well

Usage: they moaned in despair and dismay; one harsh word would send her into the depths of despair

Similar words: feeling

Definition: the experiencing of affective and emotional states

Usage: she had a feeling of euphoria; he had terrible feelings of guilt; I disliked him and the feeling was mutual


Synonyms: despair, desperation

Definition: a state in which all hope is lost or absent

Usage: in the depths of despair; they were rescued from despair at the last minute; courage born of desperation

Similar words: condition, status

Definition: a state at a particular time

Usage: a condition (or state) of disrepair; the current status of the arms negotiations