What is another word for

despair

despair as in abandon hope
  • "give up hope"
  • "lose heart"
  • "Don't despair--help is on the way!"
despair as in a state in which all hope is lost or absent
  • "in the depths of despair"
  • "they were rescued from despair at the last minute"
  • "courage born of desperation"

Synonyms

  • desperationa state in which all hope is lost or absent; desperate recklessness
despair as in the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well
  • "they moaned in despair and dismay"
  • "one harsh word would send her into the depths of despair"