What is another word for desperate?

Need synonyms for desperate? Here's a list of words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Adjective
Reckless, outrageous
“The Narcotics Branch arrested a desperate criminal.”
Adjective
Feeling or showing a hopeless sense that a situation is so bad as to be impossible to deal with
“There is no sense of self-pity or desperate longing for the outside world, tempting as that must be.”
Adjective
In dire need of something
“There is a certain kind of quick courage that farmers - still the backbone of our wealth - have always shown in sudden desperate circumstance.”
Adjective
Being filled with, or in a state of despair
“It is the desperate act of a person who is in deep mental anguish.”
Adjective
Very grave
“Troops are needed to get food to people in desperate need.”
Adjective
In dire need of something
“She was desperate to start a family.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Watch and Learn
Nearby Words
9-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2019