desperation - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate desperation

desperation is hyphenated as des-per-a-tion

How to pronounce desperation

desperation is pronounced ´dɛs p ə´r āɪʃən

Number of syllables in desperation

The number of syllables in desperation is 4

What part of speech in desperation?

desperation is a noun

How common in the word desperation?

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

What sentiment does desperation convey?

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Common collocations after 'desperation'

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Common collocations before 'desperation'

act, around, did, eye, face, felt, like, look, note, now, only, quiet, saw, scream, voice

Common collocations of 'desperation'

act, almost, arm, around, ask, came, clung, did, eye, face, felt, heard, like, look, made, man, note, now, only, own, quiet, rush, saw, scream, such, take, though, thought, voice, way

Words with similar spelling to desperation

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List of anagrams of desperation

Esperantido, esperantido

Common Verb Collocations of desperation

ask, be, bear, border, can, clench, creep, cry, do, drive, fall, feel, fight, goad, grow, have, hear, increase, keep, lead, mount, put, rise, say, see, ting, try, turn, urge, will

Common Conjunction Collocations of desperation

and, but, either, nor, or, yet