malesperi

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mal- (opposite of) +‎ esperi (to hope)

Verb[edit]

malesperi (present malesperas, past malesperis, future malesperos, conditional malesperus, volitive malesperu)

  1. to despair
    • 1903, A. Naumann, “Mi amis vin”, in Fundamenta Krestomatio[1]:
      Ĉar ami mi jam tute malesperis
      Ĉar kredi vin ne povas koro.
      Because I have already despaired to love
      Because my heart cannot believe you.

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