despairing


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to despairing: despairingly, depressing
References in periodicals archive ?
In "the sin of despairing over one's sin" a second abyss of estrangement is postulated between the self and God.
A Talking Picture (Manoel de Oliveira) Angry and despairing, it's one of those great late works in which the artist puts aside ego and aesthetic concerns because he has nothing left to lose.
He added, 'This is not the place to rehearse arguments about the fence; it is enough to recognise that it is seen by so many as one community decisively turning its back on another, despairing of anything that looks like a shared resolution, a shared future, a truly shared peace.