Meaning of Despair



English: Despair
Bangla: হতাশা, নিরাশা
Hindi: निराशा, मायूसी, आशाहीन्ता
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
Synonym: Desperation , Despondency , Discouragement , Hopelessness
Antonym: Anticipation , Confidence , Encouragement , Expectation , Hopefulness , Assurance , Courage , Expectancy , Hope , Trust , Cheer , Elation


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Bangla Academy Dictionary:


Definition: 1

loss of hope; hopelessness.

Definition: 2

someone or something that causes hopelessness: He is the despair of his mother.

Definition: 3

to lose, give up, or be without hope (often followed by of): to despair of humanity.

Definition: 4

Obsolete. to give up hope of.

Definition: 5

(intransitive) often foll by of. to lose or give up hope: I despair of his coming