Example sentences for: despaired

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

  • David Weld, the governor's nephew and then a Microsoft employee, came up with the name Slate last year, at a moment when we had almost despaired of finding any name for our magazine that was both euphonious and trademarkable.

  • The company's CEO despaired to USA Today that he couldn't purchase enough of them to meet demand, but that he was swimming in $25 canvas Christmas totes.

  • Hawi, a Christian from Mount Lebanon turned big-city academic whose often political poetry had once made him an Arab nationalist hero, despaired over the wider Arab world's abandonment of his beloved Lebanon.


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