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  1. Desmond(ProperNoun)

    An Irish surname, anglicised from u00D3 Deasmhumhnaigh " a man from South Munster".

  2. Desmond(ProperNoun)

    derived from the surname; popular in Britain in the first half of the twentieth century.

  3. desmond(Noun)

    A lower second class honours or 2.2 degree.

  4. Origin: Abbreviation of Desmond Tutu which rhymes with 2.2.



    DESMOND is a UK NHS training course for people with type 2 diabetes that helps people to identify their own health risks and to set their own goals.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of desmond in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of desmond in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Craig Ferguson:

    Desmond Tutu saying 'Be as authentically crazy as you are.' It was kind of like God saying 'Just be as crazy as you like.' I felt weirdly released by that, then, ultimately, that leads to me not doing the show.

  2. Robyn Curnow:

    A lot of what sticks with you with Desmond Tutu when you're interviewing him is his laugh, his infectious sense of humor, his ability to make a joke of things, he has a positive energy that defies suffering, and he knows that he comes from a place where pain and suffering are probably more common, but he chooses joy.

  3. Brad Pitt:

    I think he’s smarter than I am. He’s not going to step in the same potholes, the industry has changed. It’s like the kind of film has changed. If you want to make substantial stories and things that are profound and mean something you kind of have to delve into the independent realm... He called Hacksaw Ridge a big independent film, noting that the film is not even that huge a budget or anything. Andrew Garfield plays Desmond T. Doss, a United States Army corporal and combat medic during WWII who won a Congressional Medal of Honor despite refusing to bear arms. Mel Gibson said bold men like Doss exist in the world today. MORE : Mel Gibson to be honored.

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