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desperate

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desperate/ˈdɛsprət/adjective
desperate
/ˈdɛsprət/
adjective
Learner's definition of DESPERATE  
[more desperate; most desperate]
: very sad and upset because of having little or no hope: feeling or showing despair
: very bad or difficult to deal with
: done with all of your strength or energy and with little hope of succeeding
: having a strong need or desire for something or to do something
: very severe or strong

— desperately

/ˈdɛsprətli/adverb
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