Word of the Day
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/ˈsɪŋɡjə lər /

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  • desperation desperation  /ˌdɛ spə ˈreɪ ʃən/ ?  a state in which all hope is lost or absent

    desperation meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a state in which all hope is lost or absent
    2. (n) desperate recklessness

    desperation usage(s)

    1. This smells a bit of desperation.
    2. This sort of attack is unprecedented in Iranian politics--and it may indicate desperation on Ahmadinejad's part.
  • despicability despicability  /ˌdɛs pɪ kə ˈbɪ lɪ tɪ/ ?  unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values
  • despicable despicable  /dɪs ˈpɪ kə bəl/ ?  morally reprehensible
  • despicableness despicableness  unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values
  • despicably despicably  in a despicable manner
  • despisal despisal  a feeling of scornful hatred
  • despise despise  /dɪs ˈpaɪz/ ?  look down on with disdain
  • despised despised  /dɪs ˈpaɪzd/ ?  treated with contempt
  • despising despising  /dɪs ˈpaɪ zɪŋ/ ?  a feeling of scornful hatred
  • despite despite  /dɪs ˈpaɪt/ ?  lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
  • despiteful despiteful  showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite
  • despitefully despitefully  in a maliciously spiteful manner
  • despoil despoil  /dɪs ˈpɔɪl/ ?  steal goods; take as spoils
  • despoilation despoilation  the act of stripping and taking by force
  • despoiled despoiled  having been robbed and destroyed by force and violence
  • despoiler despoiler  /dɪs ˈpɔɪ lə/ ?  someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
  • despoilment despoilment  the act of stripping and taking by force
  • despoina despoina  (Greek mythology) daughter of Zeus and Demeter; made queen of the underworld by…
  • despoliation despoliation  the act of stripping and taking by force
  • despond despond  /dɪs ˈpɑnd/ ?  lose confidence or hope; become dejected
  • despondence despondence  /dɪs ˈpɑn dəns/ ?  feeling downcast and disheartened and hopeless
  • despondency despondency  /dɪs ˈpɑn dən si/ ?  feeling downcast and disheartened and hopeless
  • despondent despondent  /dɪs ˈpɑn dənt/ ?  without or almost without hope
  • despondently despondently  with desperation
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