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desperate
'dɛspərɪt
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English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort.
  2. Fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless.
  3. Showing extreme urgency or intensity especially because of great need or desire.
  4. Arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope.
  5. Desperately determined.
  6. (of persons) dangerously reckless or violent as from urgency or despair.
(名) As a noun
  1. A person who is frightened and in need of help.
Hyphenationdes•per•ate
Part of Speech(形) adjective
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危急wēijícritical; desperate (situation)
惨烈cǎnlièbitter; desperate
穷蹙qióngcùhard-up; in dire straits; desperate
走投无路zǒutóu wú lùto be at an impasse (idiom); in a tight spot; at the end of one's rope; desperate
绝望juéwàngto despair; to give up all hope; desperate; desperation
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