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How many syllables in Desperate


Word

Desperate

How many syllables?

3 Syllables

How it's divided?

des-per-ate

Definition

  • a. - Without hope; given to despair; hopeless.
  • a. - Beyond hope; causing despair; extremely perilous; irretrievable; past cure, or, at least, extremely dangerous; as, a desperate disease; desperate fortune.
  • a. - Proceeding from, or suggested by, despair; without regard to danger or safety; reckless; furious; as, a desperate effort.
  • a. - Extreme, in a bad sense; outrageous; -- used to mark the extreme predominance of a bad quality.
  • n. - One desperate or hopeless.


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