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Definition 1: desperate recklessness - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where desperation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was a policy of desperation

(desperation is a kind of ...) the trait of giving little thought to danger

Definition 2: a state in which all hope is lost or absent - [noun denoting state]

Samples where desperation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in the depths of despair
  • they were rescued from despair at the last minute
  • courage born of desperation

Synonyms for desperation in the sense of this definition

(desperation is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

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