Definition of Desperateness

1. n. Desperation; virulence.



Definition of Desperateness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being desperate. ¹

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Definition of Desperateness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Desperateness

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despended
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desperado
desperadoes
desperados
desperate
desperate criminal
desperate measure
desperate straits
desperate times call for desperate measures
desperate times require desperate measures
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desperateness (current term)
desperatenesses
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despicability
despicable
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despiciency
despight
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despinning
despiramine
despiritualize
despiritualized

Literary usage of Desperateness

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1. Life and Death of Mr. Badman and The Holy War by John Bunyan (1905)
"Yet one may see, by this, the desperateness of mans A sign of the heart : for what is it but desperate wickedness, to desperateness make promise to God of ..."

2. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: To which is Added an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1826)
"Lord Clarendon r allow] give * " Nephew, &c,] This letter to consider the desperateness] has only inserted after the words which was the post he chose to ..."

3. The People's Bible: Discourses Upon Holy Scripture by Joseph Parker (1887)
"This desperateness of spirit was really part of the greatness of the man,—that is to say, apart from such desperateness he never could have brought to bear ..."

4. Moral problems in hospital practice by Patrick A. Finney (1922)
""Now, the numerical relation of this desperate case to the normal and safe pregnancies does not alter either its moral aspect, or its desperateness. ..."

5. The Works of the Rev. William Bridge by William Bridge (1845)
"Again, There is a sinful desperateness whereby men are apt and ready to rush upon all that is evil, and are sinfully bold, and they think him a fool or a ..."

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