despair


despair (http://definr.com/despair)

     n 1: a state in which everything seems wrong and will turn out
          badly; "they were rescued from despair at the last
          minute" [syn: desperation]
     2: the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn
        out well [ant: hope]
     v : abandon hope; give up hope; lose heart; "Don't despair--help
         is on the way!" [ant: hope]