desperate - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate desperate

desperate is hyphenated as des-per-ate

How to pronounce desperate

desperate is pronounced ´dɛs p ər ɪt

Number of syllables in desperate

The number of syllables in desperate is 3

What part of speech in desperate?

desperate is an adjective

How common in the word desperate?

desperate is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does desperate convey?

Has a sentiment score of -3 on a scale of -5 to +5

Common collocations after 'desperate'

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Common collocations before 'desperate'

around, eye, hand, how, just, last, like, look, made, most, people, seem, situation, sound, such

Common collocations of 'desperate'

almost, around, back, came, even, eye, felt, hand, how, just, knew, last, like, look, made, man, many, most, need, other, people, seem, situation, something, sound, such, time, went, wild, will

Words with similar spelling to desperate

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List of anagrams of desperate

departees

Common Verb Collocations of desperate

be, become, begin, break, call, do, drive, engage, ensue, escape, feel, fight, find, get, grow, have, hold, keep, make, play, prepare, put, reach, regain, save, see, seem, take, throw, will

Common Adjective Collocations of desperate

bloody, bold, dangerous, dare, economic, few, fierce, final, financial, first, great, hand, hard, hopeless, last, little, long, many, much, new, other, own, poor, present, reckless, same, such, to, well, wild

Common Adverb Collocations of desperate

almost, as, away, back, before, enough, even, ever, far, how, however, indeed, little, much, not, now, only, quite, rather, really, so, still, then, there, too, very, well, when, where, yet

Common Conjunction Collocations of desperate

and, but, either, endeavor, neither, nor, or, yet, Nor

Lists containing desperate

Synonyms of 'accident prone'
Synonyms of 'acute'
Synonyms of 'amok'
Synonyms of 'apathetic'
Synonyms of 'atrocious'
Synonyms of 'berserk'
Synonyms of 'bleak'
Synonyms of 'breakneck'
Synonyms of 'careless'
Synonyms of 'cheerless'
Synonyms of 'climacteric'
Synonyms of 'concentrated'
Synonyms of 'critical'
Synonyms of 'crucial'
Synonyms of 'crying'
Synonyms of 'deplorable'
Synonyms of 'despondent'
Synonyms of 'dire'
Synonyms of 'disconsolate'
Synonyms of 'dismal'
Synonyms of 'drastic'
Synonyms of 'extreme'
Synonyms of 'fierce'
Synonyms of 'forlorn'
Common Adjective Collocations of attempt
Common Adjective Collocations of assassin
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Common Adjective Collocations of assaults
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