Desperate synonyms and antonyms

dĕs'pər-ĭt

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Compelling immediate action or attention; pressing.
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Appearing sorrowful.
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The definition of hopeless is a desperate or very sad person or thing, or something that is impossible to solve.
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Hopeless
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Rushing with impetuosity; moving with violence.
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Careless, reckless, not exercising proper caution
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(Of a place or situation) Free of noise and disturbance.
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Extremely important or essential:
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Willing
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Feeling or showing hope; expecting to get what one wants
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In a state of satisfaction.
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Too hasty or incautious in acting or speaking; reckless
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Characterized by or resulting from despair; hopeless:
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Warning of or having dreadful or terrible consequences; calamitous:
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Exposed to the wind and sea; unsheltered.
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Very severe; drastic
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Wild with anger, pain, worry, etc.; frenzied
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The definition of satisfactory is acceptable, adequate or sufficient.
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The definition of contented is someone satisfied with a situation or someone who is happy and at-ease.
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Very sure of something; positive
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Pertaining to any of several supposedly critical years of a person's life. [from 17th c.]
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Acting or moving with great force; violent
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Of or about a hero and his deeds; epic
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Extremely sharp or severe; intense:
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Full of danger.
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Having or expressing desire; desiring:
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Superior in quality or character; noble:
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The definition of careless is not paying proper attention to detail or not taking care to do something well enough or correctly.
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The definition of atrocious is something evil, cruel or absolutely horrible.
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Fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold.
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Incapable of producing results; useless; not successful; not worth attempting.
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Outrageously evil or wicked; abominable
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Of an illness, condition, etc, that is unable to be cured; healless.
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Completely involved or absorbed; rapt:
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Horrible; hideous; shocking
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Moving with excessive speed or haste.
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Not having a remedy; not capable of being remedied. [from 16th c.]
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Not yielding the desired outcome; fruitless:
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Free of worries.
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Without hope; desperate
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The definition of crucial is something that is essential or vitally important.
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(Informal) Very distasteful, disagreeable, bad, etc.
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The definition of intense is to a high degree, or a strong emotion.
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Having lost all hope
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Giving safety; reducing danger or harm
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Of great significance; momentous:
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Persuasive, effective, and cogent:
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(Idiomatic) Requiring a determined or desperate effort to avoid the consequences of failure.
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Rushing forward without restraint.
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Not retrievable; irrecoverable; irreparable; as, an irretrievable loss.
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Violent in action or disposition; unrestrained
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Acting or done with a lack of care or caution; careless or irresponsible.
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Free from danger or attack:
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Characterized by extreme emotion, especially anger:
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