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Definition of "despairful" [de•spair•ful]

  • Characterised by despair; hopeless. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "despairful" in a sentence
  • "And at this place and that, I to make pause that I show Mine Own those places where I did slumber, and she alway to need that she come unto the very part, and that she stand for a little moment where I did lie so lonesome, as I went outward unto that despairful searching."
  • "It filled the evening air with its doleful wailing, and I remarked that there was in it a curious sobbing, most human in its despairful crying."
  • "That growing despairful insubordination that had done so much to bring about the winding up of the World War in 1918 reappeared in new forms."