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synonyms for desperateness

  • desperation
  • despond
  • despondence
  • despondency
  • discouragement
  • gloom
  • hopelessness
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How to use desperateness in a sentence

They sent out desperate fundraising pleas for its legal defense fund.
IT BEGAN ON A GOLD ESCALATOR. IT MAY HAVE ENDED AT FOUR SEASONS TOTAL LANDSCAPING.DAN ZAK, KAREN HELLERNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
These actions are desperate attempts by desperate adversaries.
U.S. GOVERNMENT CONCLUDES IRAN WAS BEHIND THREATENING EMAILS SENT TO DEMOCRATSELLEN NAKASHIMA, AMY GARDNER, ISAAC STANLEY-BECKER, CRAIG TIMBERGOCTOBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
What we have seen in the last year or two was … a desperate flight to consumer revenue for those who are not in it already.
‘RETENTION HAS BEEN ONE OF OUR BEST STORIES OF THE YEAR’: BOB COHN ON STEERING THE ECONOMIST THROUGH CRISISLARA O'REILLYOCTOBER 20, 2020DIGIDAY
For weeks, the California Democrat has been drawing a tough line with a president increasingly desperate to produce a pre-Election Day achievement as he lags in polls.
PELOSI WALKS TIGHTROPE IN STIMULUS TALKS AMID PRESSURES OF ELECTION, ECONOMYRACHAEL BADE, ERICA WERNEROCTOBER 15, 2020WASHINGTON POST
If the South Korean claims are true, however, Lee would join a select group who have attempted the desperate journey across one of the world’s most dangerous borders.
THE NORTH KOREANS WHO ESCAPE BACK HOMEFIONA ZUBLINOCTOBER 14, 2020OZY
Flights to nowhere are a desperate attempt by airlines to scrounge up sales.
‘FLIGHTS TO NOWHERE’ ARE POPULAR. EXPERTS EXPLAIN THE PSYCHOLOGY BEHIND THE COVID-ERA CONCEPTGRADY MCGREGOROCTOBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
The Miami Heat, coming off a desperate Game 3 victory, were within striking distance of tying the series during a pivotal Game 4.
HOW CAN MIAMI GET BACK INTO THE NBA FINALS?CHRIS HERRING (CHRIS.HERRING@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)OCTOBER 8, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
In fact I couldn’t see anyone anywhere except for a family on top of their SUV, getting taken for a sideways ride and looking desperate.
LOS ANGELES IS GONE - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENKIM STANLEY ROBINSONOCTOBER 7, 2020NAUTILUS
The only largish community the pipeline crosses — Coos Bay, population 16,415 — is desperate for whatever jobs the project might offer.
IT’S HIS LAND. NOW A CANADIAN COMPANY GETS TO TAKE IT.BY LEE VAN DER VOO FOR PROPUBLICAOCTOBER 1, 2020PROPUBLICA
This was not ideal for many who lost their income during the pandemic and were just scraping by, desperate for the stimulus funds to hit their accounts.
WHAT THE UNBANKED NEED FROM THE 2020 ELECTIONMCKENNA MOORESEPTEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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WORDS RELATED TO DESPERATENESS

  • blues
  • dejection
  • depression
  • desperateness
  • desperation
  • despond
  • despondency
  • disconsolateness
  • discouragement
  • disheartenment
  • dispiritedness
  • dolefulness
  • downheartedness
  • gloom
  • gloominess
  • glumness
  • hopelessness
  • melancholy
  • mournfulness
  • unhappiness
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