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hopelessness

[ hohp-lis-nis ]
/ ˈhoʊp lɪs nɪs /
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noun
the feeling or condition of having no hope; despair; desperation: Among the worst demons of addiction is hopelessness.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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Origin of hopelessness

First recorded in 1805–10; hopeless + -ness
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