Synonyms for despairing

Synonyms for (adj) despairing

Synonyms: despairing, desperate

Definition: arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope

Usage: 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

Similar words: hopeless

Definition: without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success

Usage: in an agony of hopeless grief; with a hopeless sigh he sat down

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