Predicate: despair

Roleset id: despair.01 , to give up hope, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

despair.01: DESPAIR-V NOTES: Frames file for 'despair' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from despair.01-v predicate notes)


despair (v.)


        Arg0-PPT: experiencer (vnrole: 31.3-6-Experiencer)
        Arg1-PAG: entity despaired of (vnrole: 31.3-6-Stimulus)

Example: transitive

        person: third,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        In the play , the Duke of Vienna despairs over the licentiousness of his subjects and turns over the rule of the city to the puritanical Angelo , [*-1] hoping [0]he can set things right .

        ArgM-LOC: In the play
        Arg0: the Duke of Vienna
        Rel: despairs
        Arg1: over the licentiousness of his subjects