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desesperer (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 12,166b sperare; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,333a desesperer; TL: 2,1573 desesperer; DEAF: ; DMF:  désespérer; TLF:  désespérer; OED:  despair v.; MED:  despeiren v.; DMLBS: 631c desperare ]
deseperer;  desespairer,  desespereir;  dessaperer  

v.n. despair, lose faith
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  Ne que avreie dunt penser Quant jo les vei desespereir?  258.1686
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 ) Ne deit hom mais desesperer, Ainz deit sa feit plus averer Quant veit que Deus si prestement Vivere trovet e vestement  953
( c.1230?; MS: s.xiiim )  J.C.La mort suffri pur vus sauver. Pur ceo ne deis desesperer  1068
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  nus ne devom desesperer si nus seoms temptez, mes fermement esperer del aide Deu  256.22
desesperer de
1to despair of, have no hope for
( 1294 )  pur çoe ke hom dessapaera de la vye le nauffré  21-22 Ed I 559
emotion theol. to despair of, lose faith in
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  desesperanz(var. deseperanz (Bd)MS: c.1300) de la merci Deu  94.3


1 emotion theol. to despair, lose faith
( MS: s.xiiim )  Quant li frere ='friar' oi ceo, si se desesperot; Sa celle degerpi, al siecle repeirot  557

1emotiontheol.personif.personification of despair
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  damaoysele Desesperante, E damaoysele Deu Poi Enprise  3138


1emotionin despair, losing one's hope
( 1294 )  nul ne deit deseperé de la court departir  21-22 Ed I 323
emotiontheol. in despair, losing one's faith
( c.1240; MS: c.1300 )  Unkore sui en grant turmente, Mes ne sui pas desesperee  222.77
2despaired of, beyond hope
( 1330-31 )  (the accused) la bati [...] issint qe la vie del avantdit A. estoit desesperee  87
estre desesperé de
1to be despaired of
( 1321 )  le dit R. [...] la soula (l. foula) ensi qe ele fust desesperé de sa vie, et uncore est  Ed II xxvi 90
2to be without hope of
( 1323-25 )  celes parties qe estoient come desesperez de refuyt  160
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