Definition of desperateness in English:



  • See desperate

    • ‘She showed the desperateness of suffering, a woman's incredible patience with injustice and finally, a lowbrow grace that is not common in a world filled with pretensions.’
    • ‘Sally begged and there was desperateness in her tone.’
    • ‘And then we looked at each other for just a moment, one still moment, before the desperateness took over and we were clinging to each other as tightly as we dared.’
    • ‘Frustration and desperateness filled his eyes and he fell back onto the pillow, looking more desperate then ever.’
    • ‘She looked at him, a hint of desperateness in her eyes.’