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despair

Ὃν οἱ θεοὶ φιλοῦσιν ἀποθνήσκει νέος -> He whom the gods love dies young
Menander, fr. 125

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

P. ἀπόνοια, ἡ.

Helplessness: P. and V. ἀπορία, ἡ.

Despondency: P. and V. ἀθυμία, ἡ, δυσθυμία, ἡ (Plat.).

Despair of: P. ἀπόγνοια, ἡ (gen.).

Drive to despair, v.: P. εἰς ἀπόνοιαν καθιστάναι, ἀθυμῆσαι ποιεῖν.

Despair argues a coward: V. τὸ δʼ ἀπορεῖν ἀνδρὸς κακοῦ (Eur., H.F. 106).

Be in despair: P. ἀνελπίστως ἔχειν.

v. intrans.

P. ἀπογιγνώσκειν.

Be at a loss: P. and V. ἀπορεῖν, V. ἀμηχανεῖν (rare P.).

Despond: P. and V. ἀθυμεῖν.

Despair of (persons or things): P. ἀπογιγνώσκειν (acc.).

Despaired of, hopelessly debased: P. ἀπονενοημένος.

Despairing of safety: V. σωτηρίας ἄνελπις.