Desperation in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Desperation

being so overwhelmed by a feeling that you feel compelled to act in a rash or crazed way

Examples of Desperation in a sentence

Juliet’s desperation to be with Romeo inspired her to make the terrible decision to fake her death.  🔊

The starving family’s desperation for food forced them to steal bread from the market.  🔊

The honor student’s desperation for perfect grades made her do anything to get As, including cheating on her exams.  🔊

In an act of desperation to save her friend, Mariah jumped off the bridge and into the dark river below.  🔊

Gamblers are filled with desperation to win money and will often bet their savings on games.  🔊

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