Latin definition for: despero, desperare, desperavi, desperatus


  • conjugation: 1st conjugation


  1. despair (of)
  2. give up as hopeless (of cure)
  3. have no/give up hope (of/that)
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: All or none
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Frequent, top 2000+ words
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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