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Desperate vs. Desparate

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Desperateadjective

In dire need of something.

‘I hadn't eaten in two days and was desperate for food.’;

Desparateadjective

misspelling of desperate

Desperateadjective

Being filled with, or in a state of despair; hopeless.

‘I was so desperate at one point, I even went to see a loan shark.’;

Desparateadjective

misspelling of disparate

Desperateadjective

Without regard to danger or safety; reckless; furious.

‘a desperate effort’;

Desperateadjective

Beyond hope; causing despair; extremely perilous; irretrievable.

‘a desperate disease;’; ‘desperate fortune’;

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Desperateadjective

Extreme, in a bad sense; outrageous.

Desperateadjective

Extremely intense.

Desperateadjective

Without hope; given to despair; hopeless.

‘I am desperate of obtaining her.’;

Desperateadjective

Beyond hope; causing despair; extremely perilous; irretrievable; past cure, or, at least, extremely dangerous; as, a desperate disease; desperate fortune.

Desperateadjective

Proceeding from, or suggested by, despair; without regard to danger or safety; reckless; furious; as, a desperate effort.

Desperateadjective

Extreme, in a bad sense; outrageous; - used to mark the extreme predominance of a bad quality.

‘A desperate offendress against nature.’; ‘The most desperate of reprobates.’;

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Desperatenoun

One desperate or hopeless.

Desperatenoun

a person who is frightened and in need of help;

‘they prey on the hopes of the desperate’;

Desperateadjective

arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope;

‘a despairing view of the world situation’; ‘the last despairing plea of the condemned criminal’; ‘a desperate cry for help’; ‘helpless and desperate--as if at the end of his tether’; ‘her desperate screams’;

Desperateadjective

desperately determined;

‘do-or-die revolutionaries’; ‘a do-or-die conflict’;

Desperateadjective

(of persons) dangerously reckless or violent as from urgency or despair;

‘a desperate criminal’; ‘taken hostage of desperate men’;

Desperateadjective

showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort;

‘made a last desperate attempt to reach the climber’; ‘the desperate gallantry of our naval task forces marked the turning point in the Pacific war’; ‘they took heroic measures to save his life’;

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Desperateadjective

showing extreme urgency or intensity especially because of great need or desire;

‘felt a desperate urge to confess’; ‘a desperate need for recognition’;

Desperateadjective

fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless;

‘a desperate illness’; ‘on all fronts the Allies were in a desperate situation due to lack of materiel’; ‘a dire emergency’;

Desperateadjective

feeling or showing a hopeless sense that a situation is so bad as to be impossible to deal with

‘a desperate sadness enveloped Ruth’;

Desperateadjective

(of an act) tried in despair or when everything else has failed

‘drugs used in a desperate attempt to save his life’;

Desperateadjective

(of a situation) extremely serious or dangerous

‘there is a desperate shortage of teachers’;

Desperateadjective

(of a person) violent or dangerous

‘a desperate criminal’;

Desperateadjective

very bad

‘that beer's desperate—it's a wonder you've the nerve to offer it for sale’;

Desperateadjective

(of a person) having a great need or desire for something

‘other women are desperate to get back to work’; ‘I am desperate for a cigarette’;

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