desperate

[adj] - (of persons) dangerously reckless or violent as from urgency or despair 2. [adj] - desperately determined 3. [adj] - showing extreme urgency or intensity especially because of great need or desire 4. [adj] - fraught with extreme danger 5. [adj] - showing extreme courage 6. [n] - a person who is frightened and in n...
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Desperate

Des'per¬∑ate adjective [ Latin desperatus , past participle of desperare . See Despair , and confer Desperado .] 1. Without hope; given to despair; hopeless. [ Obsolete] « I am desperate of obtaining her.» Shak. 2. Beyond hope;...
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desperate

1. Without hope; given to despair; hopeless. 'I am desperate of obtaining her.' (Shak) ... 2. Beyond hope; causing despair; extremely perilous; irretrievable; past cure, or, at least, extremely dangerous; as, a desperate disease; desperate fortune. ... 3. Proceeding from, or suggested by, despair; without regard to danger or safety; reckless; furio...
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desperate

dire adjective fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless; `a desperate illness`; `on all fronts the Allies were in a desperate situation due to lack of materiel`- G.C.Marshall; `a dire emergency`
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Desperate

• (a.) Proceeding from, or suggested by, despair; without regard to danger or safety; reckless; furious; as, a desperate effort. • (a.) Beyond hope; causing despair; extremely perilous; irretrievable; past cure, or, at least, extremely dangerous; as, a desperate disease; desperate fortune. • (a.) Extreme, in a bad sense; outrageous; ...
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desperate

desperate 1. Overwhelmed with urgency and anxiety, to the point of losing hope. 2. So drastic, or reckless, as to be suitable only for a last resort. 3. Extremely difficult, serious, or dangerous: 'There is a desperate shortage of food and water in many parts of the world.' 4. Wanting, or needing, something very much.
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desperate

without hope
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desperate

very bad. Desperate weather can embrace snow in July; a desperate neighborhood would be filled with dodgy or dangerous characters.
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Desperate

A hopeless gambler; one who has no control over his or her tendency to bet.
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Desperate

A hopeless gambler; one who has no control over his or her tendency to bet.
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