Usage examples for despair

  1. To despair of this is want of the proper action of human free will,- Faith.  Education in The Home, The Kindergarten, and The Primary School by Elizabeth P. Peabody
  2. No, she was far from despair.  The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  3. Mr. Cromarty's look of despair returned.  Simon by J. Storer Clouston
  4. Things were not going well with him at Littlebath, and in his despair he had thought that the best chance to him of carrying on the fight lay in this direction.  Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope