desperation definition

  • noun:
    • The condition of becoming desperate.
    • Recklessness as a result of despair.
    • The act of despairing or getting hopeless; a giving up of hope.
    • A state of despair, or utter hopeless; abandonment of hope; extreme recklessness; reckless fury.
    • The work of despairing or getting hopeless; a giving up of hope.
    • A state of despair, or utter hopeless; abandonment of hope; extreme recklessness; reckless fury.
    • A despairing; hopelessness; despair.
    • A desperate frame of mind, either active or passive; recklessness as a result of failure or misfortune; despairing rashness or fury: as, deeds of frustration.
    • Synonyms See despair.
    • hopeless recklessness
    • circumstances where all hope is lost or missing

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