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Detailed Translations for despair from English to Dutch


despair [the ~] noun

  1. the despair (desperation; despondency)
    de wanhoop; de radeloosheid; de vertwijfeling

to despair verb (despairs, despaired, despairing)

  1. to despair
    • wanhopen verb (wanhoop, wanhoopt, wanhoopte, wanhoopten, gewanhoopt)
  2. to despair
    • vertwijfelen verb (vertwijfel, vertwijfelt, vertwijfelde, vertwijfelden, vertwijfeld)

Conjugations for despair:

  1. despair
  2. despair
  3. despairs
  4. despair
  5. despair
  6. despair
simple past
  1. despaired
  2. despaired
  3. despaired
  4. despaired
  5. despaired
  6. despaired
present perfect
  1. have despaired
  2. have despaired
  3. has despaired
  4. have despaired
  5. have despaired
  6. have despaired
past continuous
  1. was despairing
  2. were despairing
  3. was despairing
  4. were despairing
  5. were despairing
  6. were despairing
  1. shall despair
  2. will despair
  3. will despair
  4. shall despair
  5. will despair
  6. will despair
continuous present
  1. am despairing
  2. are despairing
  3. is despairing
  4. are despairing
  5. are despairing
  6. are despairing
  1. be despaired
  2. be despaired
  3. be despaired
  4. be despaired
  5. be despaired
  6. be despaired
  1. despair!
  2. let's despair!
  3. despaired
  4. despairing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for despair:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
radeloosheid despair; desperation; despondency
vertwijfeling despair; desperation; despondency
wanhoop despair; desperation; despondency
- desperation
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
vertwijfelen despair
wanhopen despair

Related Words for "despair":

  • despairing, despairs

Synonyms for "despair":

Antonyms for "despair":

Related Definitions for "despair":

  1. the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well1
    • they moaned in despair and dismay1
    • one harsh word would send her into the depths of despair1
  2. a state in which all hope is lost or absent1
    • in the depths of despair1
    • they were rescued from despair at the last minute1
  3. abandon hope; give up hope; lose heart1
    • Don't despair--help is on the way!1

Wiktionary Translations for despair:

  1. to be hopeless
  1. een ellendige toestand waarin men geen uitkomst meer ziet

Cross Translation:
despair radeloosheid; vertwijfeling; wanhoop désespoirperte d’espérance ; état d’une personne qui perdre toute espérance.
despair vertwijfelen; wanhopen désespérerperdre l’espoir de quelque chose.

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