Synonyms for DESPAIRING

Usage Examples for DESPAIRING

  1. The enemy, despairing of holding the place, had blown up their powder magazine, situated upon the edge of the water at the mouth of a ravine, near where the buildings of the Great Western Railway now stand. - "The Niagara River" by Archer Butler Hulbert
  2. He had no aim now, but instinct drove him towards the mountains, the retreat of the lost and despairing. - "Kai Lung's Golden Hours" by Ernest Bramah Commentator: Hilaire Belloc