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Definition of despairing adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

despairing

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adjective
NAmE//dɪˈspɛrɪŋ//
 
 
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showing or feeling the loss of all hope a despairing cry/look/sigh With every day that passed he became more despairing.
despairingly
 
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adverb She looked despairingly at the mess.
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