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Noun
/ˌdespəˈrāSHən/,
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A state of despair, typically one that results in rash or extreme behavior,
  1. A state of despair, typically one that results in rash or extreme behavior
    • - she wrote to him in desperation

  1. despair: a state in which all hope is lost or absent; "in the depths of despair"; "they were rescued from despair at the last minute"; "courage born of desperation"
  2. desperate recklessness; "it was a policy of desperation"
  3. (desperate) a person who is frightened and in need of help; "they prey on the hopes of the desperate"
  4. (desperate) desperately determined; "do-or-die revolutionaries"; "a do-or-die conflict"
  5. Desperation is a horror novel by Stephen King. It was published in 1996 at the same time as its "mirror" novel, The Regulators. It was made into a TV movie starring Ron Perlman, Tom Skeritt, and Steven Weber in 2006.
  6. desperation is the first live praise and worship album from the Desperation Band at New Life Church.
  7. Stephen King's Desperation is Stephen King's television movie adaptation of his own novel of the same name, which was filmed in 2004 and broadcast in 2006. ...
  8. (Desperate (Daphne Khoo album)) Desperate is the official debut studio album of Daphne Khoo. It was released in December, 2007. It contains the singles "Doll" and "Desperate". It is well-received in Southeast Asia, Singapore.
  9. (Desperate (film)) Desperate is a 1947 suspense film noir directed by Anthony Mann.
  10. The act of despairing or becoming desperate; a giving up of hope; A state of despair, or utter hopeless; abandonment of hope; extreme recklessness; reckless fury
  11. (DESPERATE) The sort of route (or section of route) involving lots of adventure climbing and very little in the way of protection or holds. Usually involves a lot of swearing, anxiety and RPs. [Dave Sheffield]
  12. (Desperate) A hopeless gambler; one who has no control over his or her tendency to bet.
  13. (Desperate) An adjective for a move or hold that is extremely difficult. Typically used to describe hold that can only be held for a second or used as transitional holds.
  14. (Desperate) Science Fiction/Boys In Town (version two)/Only Lonely (version two)
  15. (Desperate) terrible  (isn't she/he so/just so Desperate)  awful   (Irish Roscommon etc slang)
  16. The state of feeling complete hopelessness that leads to recklessness. Recklessness arising from despair.
  17. at the Internet Movie Database
  18. on the part of people with a serious or terminal disease, or who have been told by their practitioner that their condition is "untreatable". These people may seek out treatment, disregarding the availability of scientific proof for its effectiveness.