disperare

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin desperō, desperāre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /di.speˈra.re/
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: di‧spe‧rà‧re

Verb[edit]

disperàre (first-person singular present dispèro, first-person singular past historic disperài, past participle disperàto, auxiliary avere)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) (also with [di + inf.] or [che + subj.]) to no longer have hope to achieve or obtain (something); to despair; to give up hope
    Antonym: confidare
    i medici disperavano di salvarlothe rescuers lost hope of saving him
    non disperate, andrà tutto benedon't lose hope, everything will be ok

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Etymology[edit]

dispera +‎ -re

Noun[edit]

disperare f (plural disperări)

  1. despair

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