Nil Desperandum Definition

nil despərandəm, nil despərändyo͝om
Nothing should be despaired of; never despair.
Webster's New World

Do not despair.


Origin of Nil Desperandum

  • Latin nÄ«l "˜nothing', dÄ“spÄ“randum, gerund of dÄ“spÄ“rāre "˜despair', as used in Nil desperandum Teucro duce at auspice Teucro "˜no need to despair with Teucer as your leader and Teucer to protect you', in Horace, Odes.

    From Wiktionary

  • L

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

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