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desperate

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  • adjreckless, outrageous
  • adjextreme, intense
  • adjhopeless
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Synonyms for desperate

adj reckless, outrageous
  • bold
  • dangerous
  • daring
  • determined
  • frantic
  • frenzied
  • furious
  • violent
  • madcap
  • precipitate
  • rash
  • wild
  • atrocious
  • audacious
  • careless
  • death-defying
  • devil-may-care
  • foolhardy
  • hasty
  • hazardous
  • headlong
  • headstrong
  • heinous
  • impetuous
  • incautious
  • monstrous
  • risky
  • scandalous
  • shocking
  • venturesome

Antonyms for desperate

  • afraid
  • calm
  • cowardly
  • fearful
  • meek
  • mild
  • moderate
  • peaceful
  • quiet
  • shy
  • timid
  • weak
  • confident
  • content
  • contented
  • hopeful
  • satisfactory
  • satisfied
  • secure
  • unworried
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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adjective. very important

almighty

adjective. severe

atrocious

adjective. outrageous; widely condemned

climactic/climacteric

adjective. decisive

concentrated

adjective. intense

critical

adjective. urgently important
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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