Translation of "desperate" - English-Spanish dictionary

desperate

adjective uk /ˈdes·pə·rət/ us /ˈdes·pər·ət/

feeling that you have no hope and will do anything to change the situation you are in

desesperado
He was desperate to get her back.

needing or wanting something very much

desesperado
By two o’clock I was desperate for something to eat.
desperately adverb /ˈdes·pə·rət·li/ /ˈdes·pər·ət·li/

desesperadamente

(Translation of “desperate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

desperate

adjective /ˈdespərət/

(sometimes used loosely) despairingly reckless or violent

desesperado
She was desperate to get into university
a desperate criminal.

very bad or almost hopeless

deseperado
We are in a desperate situation.

urgent and despairing

desesperado
He made a desperate appeal for help.
desperately adverb

desesperadamente
She desperately wanted to meet him.
desperation noun

deseperación
In desperation we asked the police for help.

(Translation of “desperate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)