Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The condition of being desperate.
  • noun Recklessness arising from despair.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A despairing; hopelessness; despair.
  • noun A desperate state of mind, either active or passive; recklessness arising from failure or misfortune; despairing rashness or fury: as, deeds of desperation.
  • noun Synonyms See despair.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of despairing or becoming desperate; a giving up of hope.
  • noun A state of despair, or utter hopeless; abandonment of hope; extreme recklessness; reckless fury.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of despairing or becoming desperate; a giving up of hope.
  • noun A state of despair, or utter hopeless; abandonment of hope; extreme recklessness; reckless fury.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun desperate recklessness
  • noun a state in which all hope is lost or absent

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