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Despair

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DESPAIR, n.

1. Hopelessness a hopeless state a destitution of hope or expectation.

We are perplexed, but not in despair. 2 Corinthians 4 .

All safety in despair of safety placed.

2. That which causes despair that of which there is no hope.

The mere despair of surgery, he cures.

3. Loss of hope in the mercy of God.

DESPAIR, L. To hope. To be without hope to hive up all hope or expectation followed by of.

We despaired even of life. 2 Corinthians 1 .

Never despair of Gods blessings here, or of his reward hereafter.

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Entry for 'Despair'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/d/despair.html.

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