Noun(1) a state in which all hope is lost or absent(2) desperate recklessness
(1) she wrote to him in desperation(2) Through the syntax of misery and desperation shines no light, only more of the same.(3) What shocked the York soldiers was the poverty and desperation of the people.(4) This would be an extreme act at one end of the spectrum of economic desperation .(5) After that, the boat began drifting out to sea and it was then that desperation began to set in.(6) He also knows that his desperation to avoid defeat will not lessen with time.(7) Now it should lead the way in finding solutions to the problems that breed violence and desperation .(8) The film has a real apocalyptic feel to it, and the sense of doom and desperation is saturating this movie.(9) The court heard the crime was born out of desperation over crippling financial pressure.(10) It signals desperation and a lack of confidence in those who look to the famous for guidance.(11) He had committed the crime out of desperation and a complete lack of judgement.(12) He is alone with his terrors gripped by feelings of desperation and living at the limits.(13) The latest threats are acts of desperation born out of hatred and incompetence.(14) The result was a work of such desperation I feel morally obliged to give it coverage.(15) During his trial, he explained that he had been driven to desperation because of poverty.(16) You are already teetering on the brink of desperation - this will just push you over the edge.
(1) in desperation :: lixakekile
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3. distress ::
4. anguish ::
5. agony ::
6. torment ::
7. misery ::
9. discouragement ::
1. hope ::
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