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In a way that shows despair,
  1. In a way that shows despair
    • - he looked around desperately
  2. Used to emphasize the extreme degree of something
    • - he desperately needed a drink
    • - I am desperately disappointed

  1. urgently: with great urgency; "health care reform is needed urgently"; "the soil desperately needed potash"
  2. in intense despair; "the child clung desperately to her mother"
  3. (desperate) despairing: arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope; "a despairing view of the world situation"; "the last despairing plea of the condemned criminal"; "a desperate cry for help"; "helpless and desperate--as if at the end of his tether"; "her desperate screams"
  4. (desperate) a person who is frightened and in need of help; "they prey on the hopes of the desperate"
  5. (desperate) desperately determined; "do-or-die revolutionaries"; "a do-or-die conflict"
  6. "Desperately" is the title of a country music song written by Bruce Robison and Monte Warden. Robison first recorded the song on his 1998 album Wrapped It was later covered by singer George Strait on his 2003 album Honkytonkville. ...
  7. Watch Out is the fifth album by the Spanish group Barrabás, released in 1975. The album was later re-released on CD in Spain as Desperately.
  8. (Desperate (Daphne Khoo album)) Desperate is the official debut studio album of Daphne Khoo. It was released in December, 2007. It contains the singles "Doll" and "Desperate". It is well-received in Southeast Asia, Singapore.
  9. (Desperate (film)) Desperate is a 1947 suspense film noir directed by Anthony Mann.
  10. In a desperate manner; without regard to danger or safety; recklessly
  11. (desperate) Being filled with, or in a state of despair; hopeless; Reckless abandon in the pursuit of an extreme desire
  12. (DESPERATE) The sort of route (or section of route) involving lots of adventure climbing and very little in the way of protection or holds. Usually involves a lot of swearing, anxiety and RPs. [Dave Sheffield]
  13. (Desperate) A hopeless gambler; one who has no control over his or her tendency to bet.
  14. (Desperate) An adjective for a move or hold that is extremely difficult. Typically used to describe hold that can only be held for a second or used as transitional holds.
  15. (Desperate) Science Fiction/Boys In Town (version two)/Only Lonely (version two)
  16. (Desperate) terrible  (isn't she/he so/just so Desperate)  awful   (Irish Roscommon etc slang)
  17. (desperate) ready to take large risks with little hope of success.
  18. in a way that is full of anxiety and worry