Words and phrases that have a meaning related to desperate:   (168 results)

Often used in the same context:
hopeless, dire, pathetic, desperate straits, frantic, anxious, pitiful, vain, distraught, forlorn, despondent, eager, frustrated, urgent, helpless, precarious, destitute, hungry, dire straits, furious, futile, cynical, beleaguered, miserable, panicky, starved, dispirited, shameless, powerless, hapless, shellshocked, disillusioned, dejected, wretched, disconsolate, impatient, jaded, demoralized, greedy, dreadful, cruel, weary, heartless, perilous, heartbroken, fearful, angry, unhappy, selfish, exasperated, shambolic, appalling, disgraceful, faltering, frazzled, ruthless, keen, unable, woeful, foundering, feeble, unsuccessful, mad, bleak, bedraggled, frightened, troubled, disheartening, insecure, laughable, thirsty, anguished, shameful, brazen, foolish, discontented, disenchanted, feckless, downtrodden, misguided, restless, grim, stranded, unwilling, horrid, pitiable, lonely, dig deep, valiant, tired, heartbreaking, callous, unconvincing, unprincipled, inconsolable, unlucky, wifeless, heartsore, livid, concerted, ragged, willing, contortion, earnest, entreaty, fright, gasps, hopelessness, hunger, personal, revenge, ruse, strait, stratagem, supplication, weariness, wish, abiding, adventure, afterthought, aggravation, amour, desparate, ditch, heroic, courageous, dogged, obstinate, foolhardy, frenzied, quixotic, stubborn, daring, determined, indecisive, ineffectual, manful, advised

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Appears in the definition of:
., demoralized, desperate measure, desperation, dunkerque, dunkirk, eye contact, forlorn hope, goner, hopelessly, madly, malady, menace, toast

More general:
unfortunate, unfortunate person

brave, courageous, critical, dangerous, despairing, dire, do-or-die, fearless, heroic, hopeless, imperative, resolute, unsafe

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— Nouns for desperate: need, attempt, effort, struggle, situation efforts, men, resistance, straits, attempts, measures, more...

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Book See desperate used in context: 26 rhymes, 54 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

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