Adjective "Desperate" Definition and Examples




    1. reckless or dangerous because of despair, hopelessness, or urgency: a desperate killer.

    2. having an urgent need, desire, etc.: desperate for attention; desperate to find a job.

    3. leaving little or no hope; very serious or dangerous: a desperate illness.

    4. extremely bad; intolerable or shocking: clothes in desperate taste.

    5. extreme or excessive.

    6. making a final, ultimate effort; giving all: a desperate attempt to save a life.

    7. actuated by a feeling of h


    "people can be desperate for people."

    "people can be desperate for helps."

    "people can be desperate for works."

    "people can be desperate for foods."

    "members can be desperate for cuts."

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