Translation of "désespoir" into English

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le désespoir m noun
pl. désespoirs
despair [dɪsˈpɛə] (sentiment)
Ce fut un cri de désespoir.
It was a cry of despair.
hopelessness [ˈhəuplɪsnɪs] (sentiments)

Phrases (7)

  1. à mon grand désespoir - to my utter despair
  2. à mon plus grand désespoir - to my utter despair
  3. en désespoir de cause - out of desperation
  4. être au désespoir - be really sorry
  5. faire le désespoir - be the despair
  6. jeter dans le désespoir - plunge into despair
  7. plonger dans le désespoir - throw into despair


Ce fut un cri de désespoir. It was a cry of despair.
La masse des hommes vit une existence de désespoir tranquille. The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
L'étudiant s'abandonna au désespoir. The student gave himself up to despair.
C'était un cri de désespoir. It was a cry of despair.
J'ai souvent été pris de désespoir. I was often seized by despair.

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