Desperate - English Dictionary

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desperate




1. Without hope; given to despair; hopeless.
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; furious; as, a desperate effort.
4. Extreme, in a bad sense; outrageous; -- used to mark the extreme predominance of a bad quality.
5. One desperate or hopeless.
6. a person who is frightened and in need of help; "they prey on the hopes of the desperate"




Scrabble score: 67

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Synonyms

brave  critical  dangerous  despair  goner  imperative  resolute  unfortunate  






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