Example sentences for: despair

How can you use “despair” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • "DiCaprio's female fans around the world are in despair," it claimed.

  • Had she been more aware of the despair of the Depression, she might have been more understanding of Franklin Roosevelt.

  • There isn't even a Dostoevskian Grand Inquisitor to tell us why humans need so many rules and regulations to keep from following their animal natures into despair and anarchy.

  • Rich geezer Jason Robards is slipping in and out of a coma on a bed with an oxygen tube up his nose while his minky young wife (Julianne Moore) acts out her despair at losing an old man she thought she'd married for his money.

  • The Nationalists, in despair, fell back and finally fled the country, moving the Nationalist government and countless national treasures to the island of Taiwan, pledging to fight their way back one day.

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