a state in which all hope is lost or absent
"in the depths of despair"; "they were rescued from despair at the last minute"; "courage born of desperation"
"it was a policy of desperation"
The act of despairing or becoming desperate; a giving up of hope.
A state of despair, or utter hopeless; abandonment of hope; extreme recklessness; reckless fury.
the act of despairing or becoming desperate; a giving up of hope
a state of despair, or utter hopeless; abandonment of hope; extreme recklessness; reckless fury
Origin: [L. desperatio: cf. OF. desperation.]
Desperation is a horror novel by Stephen King. It was published in 1996 at the same time as its "mirror" novel, The Regulators. It was made into a TV film starring Ron Perlman, Tom Skeritt, and Steven Weber in 2006. The two novels represent parallel universes relative to one another, and most of the characters present in one novel's world also exist in the other novel's reality, albeit in different circumstances.
The numerical value of desperation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of desperation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of desperation in a Sentence
Brilliance is born of desperation.
Nowadays men lead lives of noisy desperation.
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
What is called resignation is confirmed desperation.
Desperation is often more powerful than inspiration.
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