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DESPERATE

'DESPERATE' is a 9 letter word starting with D and ending with E

Crossword clues for 'DESPERATE'

ClueAnswer

Reckless from despair (9)DESPERATE

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for DESPERATE

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word desperate will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

MAD

4 letter words

AMOK - DIRE - GRIM - LOST - RASH - SORE - WILD

5 letter words

ACUTE - BLEAK - GRAVE - GREAT - HASTY - RABID

6 letter words

BALKED - CRYING - DISMAL - FIERCE - FOILED - HARD UP - HEROIC - MANIAC - RAGING - RAVING - URGENT - WANTON

7 letter words

BACCHIC - BAFFLED - BERSERK - CRAVING - CRUCIAL - DRASTIC - EXTREME - FORLORN - FRANTIC - FURIOUS - HEINOUS - HURRIED - INTENSE - MADDING - PINCHED - RANTING - SERIOUS - TENUOUS - VICIOUS - VIOLENT

8 letter words

CARELESS - CRITICAL - FRENETIC - FRENZIED - HEADLONG - HOPELESS - MAENADIC - MANIACAL - PERILOUS - PRESSING - RECKLESS - SHOCKING - SLAP-BANG - SLAPDASH - TERRIBLE - THWARTED - VEHEMENT - WRETCHED

9 letter words

ACHING FOR - APATHETIC - ATROCIOUS - BREAKNECK - CHEERLESS - DANGEROUS - DESPERATE - DIONYSIAC - EXQUISITE - FOOLHARDY - HAZARDOUS - HOT-HEADED - HOTHEADED - IMPETUOUS - IN DESPAIR - MISERABLE - MONSTROUS - OVEREAGER - PHRENETIC - RAVING MAD - UNHOPEFUL

10 letter words

COMPELLING - CORYBANTIC - DEPLORABLE - DESIROUS OF - DESPAIRING - DESPONDENT - DESPONDING - DISTRAUGHT - FRUSTRATED - IN EXTREMIS - OUTRAGEOUS - PRECARIOUS - SCANDALOUS - STRAITENED

11 letter words

CLIMACTERIC - COMFORTLESS - HARD PRESSED - HARD-PRESSED - HARUM-SCARUM - OVERZEALOUS - PRECIPITANT - PRECIPITATE - PRECIPITOUS - RUNNING WILD - UP AGAINST IT - VENTURESOME - WITHOUT HOPE

12 letter words

CONCENTRATED - DEVIL-MAY-CARE - DISCONSOLATE

13 letter words

ACCIDENT PRONE - ACCIDENT-PRONE - IN EXTREMITIES - PANIC-STRICKEN - SORELY PRESSED

14 letter words

STARK-RAVING MAD - UNCONTROLLABLE

15 letter words

AFFORDING NO HOPE

16 letter words

LIKE ONE POSSESSED - OVERENTHUSIASTIC

17 letter words

FOAMING AT THE MOUTH

18 letter words

FROTHING AT THE MOUTH - IN DESPERATE STRAITS

Definition of desperate

  • a person who is frightened and in need of help; "they prey on the hopes of the desperate"
  • 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.C.Marshall; "they took heroic measures to save his life"
  • 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"
  • desperately determined; "do-or-die revolutionaries"; "a do-or-die conflict"

Anagrams of desperate

DEPARTEES - DESERT PEA


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