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desperate /ˈdespərət, ˈdespərɪt/ adjective

بی امید ، بیچاره ، از جان گذشته ، بسیار سخت ، بسیار بد
- reckless, audacious, daring, frantic, furious, risky
- grave, drastic, extreme, urgent
Contrasted words: collected, composed, cool, nonchalant, assured, confident, sanguine, sure
Related Words: foolhardy, rash, reckless, venturesome, headlong, precipitate, baffled, balked, circumvented, foiled, frustrated, outwitted, thwarted
English Thesaurus: serious, severe, grave, acute, desperate, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

desperate S3 W3 /ˈdespərət, ˈdespərɪt/ adjective
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Latin; Origin: desperatus, past participle of desperare; despair2]

1. willing to do anything to change a very bad situation, and not caring about danger:
I had no money left and was desperate.
Time was running out and we were getting desperate.
the missing teenager’s desperate parents
desperate with
She was desperate with fear.

2. needing or wanting something very much
desperate for
The team is desperate for a win.
I was desperate for a cigarette.
desperate to do something
He was desperate to get a job.

3. a desperate situation is very bad or serious:
a desperate shortage of doctors
We’re in desperate need of help.

4. a desperate action is something that you only do because you are in a very bad situation
desperate attempt/bid/effort
a desperate attempt to escape
We resorted to desperate measures.
desperate battle/struggle/fight
a desperate struggle to rescue the men

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

VERBS be, feel, look, seem, sound | become, get I was starting to get desperate.
make sb The sudden loss of his money had made him desperate.
ADV. really | absolutely, utterly She felt utterly desperate.
increasingly | almost | a little, pretty, rather
PREP. about I felt desperate about my future.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


a desperate attempt
Brian’s parents agreed to the treatment in a desperate attempt to save his life.
a desperate bid (=attempt)
He was standing in the middle of the road in a desperate bid to get help.
a desperate effort
A desperate effort was made to reach an agreement.
a desperate struggle/battle/fight
The climbers faced a desperate struggle to reach safety.
desperate measures (=extreme things you do to stop a problem or bad situation)
They had to take desperate measures to stop the spread of the disease.
a desperate search
The female bear has left her young in a desperate search for food.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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