DESPAIR

An emotional feeling of hopelessness. 2. One of Erikson's 8 stages of development. See integrity versus despair.

DESPAIR: "Joe showed despair by his negative actions and destructive behaviour."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DESPAIR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/despair/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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