Example sentences for: despair

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

  • William Cowper, an 18 th -century Protestant, may be best known for tormented, eloquent poems of religious fervor and despair.

  • After gaining independence from Western powers following World War II, the Arab Middle East followed an arc from initial pride and optimism to today's mix of indifference, cynicism, and despair.

  • L: Apparently, you began to despair of ever overcoming evil.

  • L: Did you ever despair that evil could be conquered?

  • A longtime confrere of his from Dallas, a gay man, called me yesterday in despair, dumbstruck by the decision.

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