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Pronunciation of Desperate: Learn how to pronounce Desperate in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word desperate:

adjective
1feeling or showing a hopeless sense that a situation is so bad as to be impossible to deal with:
a desperate sadness enveloped Ruth
(of an act) tried in despair or when everything else has failed:
drugs used in a desperate attempt to save his life
(of a situation) extremely serious or dangerous:
there is a desperate shortage of teachers
(of a person) violent or dangerous:
a desperate criminal
Irish informal very bad:
that beer’s desperate—it’s a wonder you’ve the nerve to offer it for sale
2 [predic.] (of a person) having a great need or desire for something:
I am desperate for a cigarette
[with infinitive]:
other women are desperate to get back to work
Phrases
desperate diseases must have desperate remedies
proverb extreme measures are justified as a response to a difficult or dangerous situation:
she resorted to even more desperate remedies
Derivatives
desperateness
noun
Origin:
late Middle English (in the sense ‘in despair’): from Latin desperatus ‘deprived of hope’, past participle of desperare (see despair)