desespeir (1214-16)

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desespeir (1214-16)

[ FEW: 12,167a sperare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,332c desespeir; TL: 2,1574 desespoir; DEAF: ; DMF:  désespoir; TLF:  désespoir; OED:  despair n.; MED:  despeir n.; DMLBS: ]
desespoir,  disespoir  

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( 1214-16 )  Si erent en tel desespeir mis Q’is voustrent [...]  190
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Deu vus defent chair en desespeir, ceo est en desesperance la merci Deu avoir  166.17
( 1404 )  De quoy ilz sont cho[ez] en tel disespoir que plus avaunt eulz ne veuillent [ne osent a nous aucun cho]se prester en soustenance de noz vies et estas, pour doubte [de] tout perdre  i 286
( 1439 )  affin que ceste mattiere de paix [...] ne demourast en desespoir, mes a la louenge de Dieu  458
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