fall into despair

fall into despair

To enter into a state of utter hopelessness, helplessness, and depression. I fell into despair when I was told I hadn't gotten the job. We can't fall into despair just because our sales figures weren't what we were hoping for—we've got to pick ourselves up and do what is necessary to get back on track!
See also: despair, fall
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I'll explore what it's like to find yourself free of financial insecurity, while those around you fall into despair and examine how prosperity can numb you to the suffering of others and the impact this has at political level.
But then we know how easily we can fall into despair and doubt when we experience God's seeming absence or when we face seemingly insurmountable odds.
Musa Kirobi, 60, a retired administrator and an elder at ll Ngwesi, fears that Maasai girls might remain unmarried and fall into despair as the morans cast the marital net in other communities.
But just because you're confident doesn't mean you won't fall into despair from time to time.
"But Gaza will continue to hang on to life and won't fall into despair. Our youths will continue to pursue higher education and will labor to achieve their goals, no matter the odds.
Some 76,400 householders are struggling to keep up with home loan repayments and the more than 53,000 who owe over three months' worth could easily fall into despair.
"My speech began with " I want to start a revolution of love." I then go on to take this opportunity to encourage women and all marginalized people to not fall into despair but rather to come together and use it as a starting point for unity and to create positive change in the world.
Clarkston, MI, November 02, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Everyone experiences times of feeling lonely, unhappy, depressed...like nothing's going right; and it's so easy during those times to fall into despair and just wallow in it.
But they should not fall into despair and should know how to tackle the unexpected turn of events.
The video succeeds in peeling back layers that hamper our vision, Al-Khateeb says, adding that this causes us to "lose sight of things, good and bad get so tangled that we cannot tell them apart and we fall into despair."
The key message here is: do not despair and do not allow your child to fall into despair!
Take note though that if fear is excessive, then the possibility is that we will fall into despair and pessimism.
At one point, he says, "I will not fall into despair."
There is no need to fall into despair. Our Prophet said: "Medina is like a bellows.