desesperar

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From des- +‎ esperar.

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VerbEdit

desesperar (first-person singular present desespero, past participle desesperat)

  1. (transitive) to despair
      • (43 BC–17 AD), Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses
        Havent donat mort Ciparis al seu cérvol favorit, es desesperà i fou transformat en xiprer. («Cyparissus having killed his favorite deer, he fell into despair and transformed in a cypress tree.»)

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From des- +‎ esperar.

VerbEdit

desesperar (first-person singular present indicative desespero, past participle desesperado)

  1. to despair (to despair of)

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SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From des- +‎ esperar. Cf. also the old form desperar.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /desespeˈɾaɾ/, [d̪e.ses.peˈɾaɾ]

VerbEdit

desesperar (first-person singular present desespero, first-person singular preterite desesperé, past participle desesperado)

  1. (transitive) to despair, exasperate
  2. (reflexive) to despair (be driven to despair)

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