noun see despair I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Despairer — De*spair er, n. One who despairs. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • despairer — noun One who despairs …   Wiktionary

  • despairer — …   Useful english dictionary

  • despair — despairer, n. /di spair /, n. 1. loss of hope; hopelessness. 2. someone or something that causes hopelessness: He is the despair of his mother. v.i. 3. to lose, give up, or be without hope (often fol. by of): to despair of humanity. v.t. 4. Obs.… …   Universalium

  • despair — I. verb Etymology: Middle English despeiren, from Anglo French desperer, from Latin desperare, from de + sperare to hope; akin to Latin spes hope more at speed Date: 14th century intransitive verb to lose all hope or confidence < despair of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • co-delight — delinquent, denization, descendant, despairer, etc.: see co …   Useful english dictionary

  • YE'USH — (Heb. יֵאוּשׁ; lit. despair ), despair of property. A person s ownership of property ceases when it is apparent that he has made up his mind that the property will be out of his possession forever (see ownership ). This occurs (a) where he has… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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