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  • adjective
    [more ~; most ~]
    very sad and upset because of having little or no hope :feeling or showing despair
    The collapse of her business had made her desperate.
    As the supply of food ran outpeople became desperate.
    We could hear their desperate cries for help.
    a desperate phone call
    very bad or difficult to deal with
    The building is in desperate [=terribleawfulshape and may have to be demolished.
    desperate [=hopelesssituations
    The outlook was desperate.
    done with all of your strength or energy and with little hope of succeeding
    a desperate struggle to defeat the enemy
    He made a desperate bid/attempt to save his job.
    They made one last desperate attempt to fight their way out.
    having a strong need or desire for something or to do something
    He is desperate for money/attention/work.
    After traveling all nightthey were desperate for sleep.
    She was desperate to prove that she was right.
    very severe or strong
    The animals were in desperate need of food and water when they were found.
    a desperate shortage of medical supplies
    The situation called for desperate measures.