One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘many parents feel pain and despair about their teenage children’
hopelessness, desperation, distress, anguish, pain, unhappiness
dejection, depression, despondency, disconsolateness, gloom, melancholy, melancholia, misery, wretchedness
disheartenment, discouragement, resignedness, forlornness, defeatism, pessimism
1‘don't despair if you didn't win this time’
lose hope, give up hope, abandon hope, give up, lose heart, be discouraged, be despondent, be demoralized, resign oneself, throw in the sponge, throw in the towel, quit, surrender
be pessimistic, look on the black side
‘my handwriting was the despair of my teachers’
be the bane of, be the scourge of, be a burden on, be a trial to, be a thorn in the flesh of, be a thorn in the side of, be a bother to, be the ruin of, be the death of
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