ETYM Cf. Old Fren. despoir, from desperer.
1. A state in which everything seems wrong and will turn out badly; SYN. desperation.
2. The feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well.
To abandon hope; give up hope; lose heart.
Očajavati, pasti u očajanje, klonuti duhom, gubiti svaku nadu. (lat.)