Dictionary definition for: Desperate
2. (s) arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope; "a despairing view of the world situation" "the last despairing plea of the condemned criminal" "a desperate cry for help" "helpless and desperate--as if at the end of his tether" "her desperate screa
5. (s) showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort; "made a last desperate attempt to reach the climber" "the desperate gallantry of our naval task forces marked the turning point in the Pacific war"- G
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