n. hopelessness, despair

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  • desperateness — noun see desperate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • desperateness — noun The state or quality of being desperate …   Wiktionary

  • desperateness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Utter lack of hope: despair, desperation, despond, despondence, despondency, hopelessness. See HOPE …   English dictionary for students

  • desperateness — des·per·ate·ness …   English syllables

  • desperateness — p(ə)rə̇tnə̇s, pərt noun ( es) : desperation …   Useful english dictionary

  • desperation — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Hopelessness] Syn. despair, distress, despondency, depression, discomfort, dejection, distraction, desolation, disconsolateness, anxiety, dread, panic, anguish, agony, melancholy, grief, worry, trouble, pain, torture, pang,… …   English dictionary for students

  • desperate — adjective Etymology: Latin desperatus, past participle of desperare Date: 15th century 1. a. having lost hope < a desperate spirit crying for relief > b. giving no ground for hope < the outlook was desperate > 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Samurai — For other uses, see Samurai (disambiguation). Samurai in armor, 1860s. Hand coloured photograph by Felice Beato …   Wikipedia

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