despeir (c.1275)

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despeir (c.1275)

[ FEW: 3,55a desperare; Gdf: 2,633b despoir; GdfC: ; TL: 2,1708 despoir; DEAF: ; DMF:  despoir; TLF: ; OED:  despair n.; MED:  despeir n.; DMLBS: 631c desperatio ]
despair,  despoir,  despoire  


( 1323-25 )  la grant despoir q’ils eusrent  153
emotiontheol.(sin of) despair
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  le peché de despoir  4.13
en despeir
1emotionin despair
( c.1275; MS: s.xiii4/4 )  Taunt cum receut ceu turment Les myres […] En despeyr ly guerpyrent  6584
en despeir de
1despaired of
( 1321 )  cely [...] naufra un T. issi q’il fut en despair de sa vie  Ed II xxvi 162
( 1402 )  le dit suppliant feust en despoire de sa vie  iii 489
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