What does desperately mean?

Definitions for desperately
des·per·ate·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. urgently, desperately(adverb)

    with great urgency

    "health care reform is needed urgently"; "the soil desperately needed potash"

  2. desperately(adverb)

    in intense despair

    "the child clung desperately to her mother"

Wiktionary

  1. desperately(Adverb)

    In a desperate manner; without regard to danger or safety; recklessly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Desperately(adverb)

    in a desperate manner; without regard to danger or safety; recklessly; extremely; as, the troops fought desperately

Freebase

  1. Desperately

    Watch Out is the fifth album by the Spanish group Barrabás, released in 1975. The album was later re-released on CD in Spain as Desperately. American jazz musician Herbie Mann featured in the recording of the album, after his hit cover of Barrabás' song "Hi Jack", which was released earlier that year. Also appearing was American saxophonist Michael Brecker. The girl posing on the cover of the album is Ellen Michaels. "Desperately" / "Broadway Star" was released as a single, although "It" was the B-side in some countries. Barrabás' next album, Swinger, was re-released on CD under the title Watch-Out, but is unrelated to this album.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'desperately' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4580

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'desperately' in Adverbs Frequency: #296

How to pronounce desperately?

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How to say desperately in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of desperately in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of desperately in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of desperately in a Sentence

  1. Ron Wyden:

    Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said Trumps payroll tax holiday could drain the Social Security trust fund and said some states can not afford the 25 percent unemployment match, especially since the GOP has opposed additional money to state and local governments. Donald Trump is trying to distract from Donald Trump failure to extend the $ 600 federal boost for 30 million unemployed workers by issuing illegal executive orders, this scheme is a classic Donald Trump con : play-acting at leadership while robbing people of the support they desperately need.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    China knows there are those in the administration that desperately want a deal.

  3. Bob Krebs:

    None of us want to euthanize hogs, but our producers are facing a terrible, unprecedented situation, we will do everything in our power to work with the state of Minnesota to responsibly reopen our facility as soon as possible in support of producers who desperately require a more viable option for their hogs.

  4. Pamela Anderson:

    This is torture, seaWorld is clinging desperately to the past. We all know captive orcas go insane and suffer terribly when separated from their families.

  5. Mitch McConnell:

    I've read the summary of the call. If this is the' launching point' for Hunter Biden.White House Democrats' impeachment process, they've already overplayed their hand, it's clear there is no quid pro quo that House Democrats ' were desperately praying for.

Images & Illustrations of desperately

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