nil desperandum

[ neel des-pe-rahn-doo m; English nil des-puh-ran-duh m ]
/ ˈnil ˌdɛs pɛˈrɑn dʊm; English ˈnɪl ˌdɛs pəˈræn dəm /

Latin.

never despair.

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British Dictionary definitions for nil desperandum

nil desperandum
/ (ˈnɪl ˌdɛspəˈrændəm) /

sentence substitute

never despair

Word Origin for nil desperandum

from Latin, literally: nothing to be despaired of
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