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hopelessness

1 noun lack of hope éadóchas masc1  c m ueaspa dóchaishe was lost in hopelessness bhí sé caillte ag an éadóchas, ní raibh dóchas dá laghad fanta aige, bhí sé in ísle bríto have feelings of hopelessness éadóchas a bheith ort, bheith in ísle bríshe had an expression of hopelessness in her eyes bhí an t-éadóchas le feiceáil ina súile 2 noun futility, uselessness baois fem2  c m uéadairbhe fem  c m uit highlights again the hopelessness of building more roads léiríonn sé arís nach bhfuil ann ach baois níos mó bóithre a thógáilhe knew all too well the hopelessness of what he was saying is maith a thuig sé baois a chuid cainte
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3 noun inefficiency, clumsiness mí-éifeachtéagumas masc1  c m umy complete hopelessness in building relationships mo mhí-éifeacht iomlán i bhforbairt caidreamhthere was no cure for her hopelessness in maths ní raibh leigheas ar a heaspa cumais ag an mata