Despair in a sentence ๐Ÿ”Š

Definition of Despair

(transitive, obsolete) To give up as beyond hope or expectation; to despair of. | (transitive, obsolete) To cause to despair. | (intransitive, often with โ€œofโ€) To be hopeless; to have no hope; to give up all hope or expectation.

Short Example Sentence for Despair

  • 1. Dull despair had taken possession of him. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 2. Why should you despair of obtaining success? ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 3. Their novelists despair of the heart. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 4. And in my breast despair shuts out all counsel. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 5. I went on in blind despair towards my hotel. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 6. Any way the bitter black despair was gone from that time. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 7. In despair I thought of Mabel. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 8. How black was his despair when he felt himself sinking again! ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 9. And to an inward consuming despair might perhaps have reduced me. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 10. His mother sent for her in despair at the boy's misery. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 11. I shall never forget it; there was both entreaty and despair in her eyes. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 12. Then noting the wild look of despair in his eyes, she was frightened. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 13. As I came in sight of it a feeling of almost despair swept over me. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 14. I tell you that I can no more despair that I can cease to love you! ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 15. But, oh, the worse despair to see Thee live to earth, and die to me! ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 16. Gray's stony despair gave way; the hard, desperate look on his face softened. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 17. Father Claude had never before seen despair in Menard's eyes. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 18. In dull despair Gray had submitted to Lumley's plan for escaping the police. ๐Ÿ”Š

How to use Despair in Sentence?

  • 1. His limbs trembled, and in despair he looked for something to steady him in the ordeal. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 2. If despair and desperation were in his heart, he pushed them back with a strong hand. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 3. Dame Webber and her daughter were in despair at what they conceived a returning touch of insanity. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 4. Swiftly she rose, and with a little gesture full of despair and abnegation and farewell, left him. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 5. He had looked upon the development and the despair of the Rome road with increasing interest. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 6. But the despair which we mean, and which Luther meant, is genuine spiritual despair. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 7. In sheer despair he finally drew the boat toward the most accessible part of the cliff and essayed to ascend. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 8. She only felt the despair of the convict and almost wished herself one, so that she might hide in a cell. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 9. Almost in despair the two aeronauts cast about them for something which could be hurled over the side to lighten the weight of the balloon. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 10. So she laid her head upon her brother's breast in a fit of despair and wept bitterly. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 11. There was a look of resigned despair on his face and Mary smiled sympathetically at him as she went out. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 12. He had reached the further side of the obstruction, and sat down on a stump, in despair of heart and exhaustion of body. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 13. All hope of guiding her was at an end, and the captain and crew stood waiting in despair for the death which could not be far distant. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 14. He was too far gone in despair to have even a flicker of curiosity as to how Lumley came to be lying there. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 15. But it is notorious that despair makes every one a soldier, and that even scythes and axes are good weapons in resolute hands. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 16. One of the servants had seen a mouse, or a heart had been broken; for who was to know that despair and fright only have one sound to express them? ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 17. With smiles on their faces and despair in their hearts, the Dublin belles returned to the dancing-hall. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 18. He had been trying to mount the horse by his unaided efforts, and had given up the attempt in despair just before Gray woke. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 19. Mr. Curran, unaware of the interchange of sundry tender glances in the cloak-room, did not despair of success. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 20. Then are his passions also inflamed: the despair that is in him Out of his heart breaks forth, and takes shape in criminal action. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 21. The words of Heaven are not equivocal, As in despair the poor oppress'd one thinks. ๐Ÿ”Š
  • 22. They have a habit of taking themselves for granted, and that habit is responsible for nine-tenths of the boredom and despair on the face of the planet. ๐Ÿ”Š