Definition of 'desperate'
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I'd be lost in the thousands of yelling fans desperate to welcome Jett back in triumph to his home town. DEAD BEAT (2002)Certainly for him things are never going to be more desperate. CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2002)
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Translations for 'desperate'
British English: desperate /ˈdɛspərɪt; -prɪt/ ADJECTIVE
If you are desperate, you are in such a bad situation that you will try anything to change it.
He was desperate to get back to the city.
- American English: desperate
- Arabic: يَائِس
- Brazilian Portuguese: desesperado
- Chinese: 绝望的
- Croatian: očajan
- Czech: zoufalý
- Danish: desperat
- Dutch: wanhopig
- European Spanish: desesperado
- Finnish: epätoivoinen
- French: désespéré
- German: verzweifelt
- Greek: απελπισμένος
- Italian: disperato
- Japanese: 必死の
- Korean: 절망적인
- Norwegian: desperat
- Polish: zdesperowany
- European Portuguese: desesperado
- Romanian: disperat
- Russian: отчаянный
- Spanish: desesperado
- Swedish: desperat
- Thai: ซึ่งสิ้นหวัง
- Turkish: umutsuz
- Ukrainian: відчайдушний
- Vietnamese: liều lĩnh
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