9 Letters
5 Consonants
4 Vowels
3 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use desperate as a noun or as a adjective satellite in a sentence.
About Desperate
A 3 syllables noun and 9 letters with the letters a, d, e, p, r, s, and t, 5 consonants, 4 vowels and 3 syllables with the middle letter e. Desperate starts with a consonant and ends with a vowel with the starting letters d, de, des, desp, despe, and the ending characters are e, te, ate, rate, erate, ..
A person who is frightened and in need of help; "they prey on the hopes of the desperate"
School Grade
Desperate is set as a sat word that starts with d, ends with e, 3 syllables, 4 vowels and 9 letters.
Pig Latin
Desperate in Pig Latin is said as "esperateday or esperatedway".
d | e | s | p | e | r | a | t | e
de | es | sp | pe | er | ra | at | te
des | esp | spe | per | era | rat | ate
desp | espe | sper | pera | erat | rate
Word Gram
Noun Examples
a person who is frightened and in need of help;
"they prey on the hopes of the desperate"
Adjective Satellite Examples
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
fraught with extreme danger;
nearly hopeless;
"a desperate illness";
"on all fronts the Allies were in a desperate situation due to lack of materiel"- G.C.Marshall;
"a dire emergency"
showing extreme urgency or intensity especially because of great need or desire;
"felt a desperate urge to confess";
"a desperate need for recognition"
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
desperately determined;
"do-or-die revolutionaries";
"a do-or-die conflict"
(of persons) dangerously reckless or violent as from urgency or despair;
"a desperate criminal";
"taken hostage of desperate men"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Desperate"

There are 236 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to desperate.

Abjectshowing humiliation or submissiveness
"an abject apology"
Abruptsurprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner
"an abrupt reply"
Accident Prone
Aching For
Acutea mark ('') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
Acute Accent
Affording No Hope
Aguea mark ('') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
Amokin a murderous frenzy as if possessed by a demon
"the soldier was completely amuck"
"berserk with grief"
"a berserk worker smashing windows"
Amuckin a murderous frenzy as if possessed by a demon
"the soldier was completely amuck"
"berserk with grief"
"a berserk worker smashing windows"

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There are 1 anagrams from desperate.

Anagram Definition
Desperatea person who is frightened and in need of help
"they prey on the hopes of the desperate"

View English words with the unique letters used in desperate. Words With The Letters Adeprst


Desperate derives from 1 words.

Word Definition
Despairthe feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well


Desperate has 2 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Unfortunatea person who suffers misfortune
Unfortunate Person


There are 2 hyponyms for desperate

Word Definition
Gonera person in desperate straits;
someone doomed;
"I''m a goner if this plan doesn''t work";
"one mistake and you''re toast"
Toastslices of bread that have been toasted

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