Example sentences for: despairs

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

  • There is such a wealth of material buried in its thousands of articles that remains inaccessible for lack of an Index that one despairs of the judgment of the publishers.

  • These days one despairs of the teachers, for they, too, seem totally oblivious to style and traditional practice.

  • He despairs of his father the failed lawyer, the gunner who can't hit a bird that doesn't bother with flight, the pajama-clad alcoholic who squelches his cigarettes in his own excrement.

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