desperation

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From Latin desperatio.

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desperation (countable and uncountable, plural desperations)

  1. The act of despairing or becoming desperate; a giving up of hope.
  2. A state of despair, or utter hopelessness; abandonment of hope
  3. reckless fury.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin desperatio, from desperat +‎ -tion.

Noun[edit]

desperation c (singular definite desperationen, plural indefinite desperationer)

  1. desperation

Declension[edit]

  • This noun is rarely used in the plural; it is usually uncountable.

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