Desperate in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Desperate

a feeling of hopelessness in which someone is willing to try the impossible to solve a problem

Examples of Desperate in a sentence

In a desperate attempt to win the battle, the general ordered his troops to charge at the fortified enemy position with their inferior numbers. 🔊

With little money and nowhere to stay, the man was desperate for work and willing to do anything to make some money. 🔊

In a desperate bid to make escape from the dog chasing me, I climbed the nearest tree I could find and hoped it could not jump high enough to get me. 🔊

Many prisoners throughout history have been so desperate to escape their confines that they have tried to climb impossible walls or outrun scores of security guards and hounds.  🔊

My little sister is so desperate for attention that she will do anything to get it, even silly things that might hurt her on accident.  🔊

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