There are 2 translations of despair in Spanish:

despair1

Pronunciation: /dɪˈsper; dɪˈspeə(r)/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • desesperación (feminine) she was in despair estaba desesperada the children drive me to despair los niños me vuelven loca or me sacan de quicio to be the despair of sb he was the despair of his teachers volvía locos or sacaba de quicio a los maestros
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    • Finally, never leave the examination hall in despair, however hopeless things may seem.
    • As if in pain, as if in despair, everyone felt the sadness and everyone felt fear as well.
    • He says every morning he begins his work with hope, and every evening he ends in despair.

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

There are 2 translations of despair in Spanish:

despair2

vi

  • perder* las esperanzas, desesperar don't despair no (te) desesperes, ¡ánimo!to despair of sth/-ing she despaired of ever seeing her family again perdió las esperanzas de volver a ver a su familiato despair of sb the doctors had despaired of her los médicos habían perdido las esperanzas de salvarla honestly, I despair of you! ¡francamente, eres un caso perdido!
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    • Others were simply despairing, sighing that it had lost its magic, that it had sold its soul to charter flights and overdevelopment.
    • He was far too young to die and I despaired that I was his only hope.
    • Some are hopeful, some are despairing and some are poignant.

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.