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desperate

adjective
 
 
/ˈdespərət/
WITHOUT HOPE B2 feeling that you have no hope and are ready to do anything to change the situation you are in
çaresiz, her şeyi göze almış, gözü dönmüş, umutsuzluğa kapılmış
He was absolutely desperate and would have tried anything to get her back.Not hopeful
NEEDING SOMETHING B2 needing or wanting something very much
çok istekli/arzulu
By two o'clock I was desperate for something to eat.Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
BAD A desperate situation is very bad or serious.
kritik, çok kötü, hemen hemen ümitsiz
The economy is in a really desperate situation.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
desperately adverb B2
umutsuzca
desperation
 
 
/ˌdespəˈreɪʃən/ noun [U]
umutsuzluk
(Definition of desperate from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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