Today’s word of the day is ‘Desperate‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Desperate [des-per-it ]
What is the etymology of the word?
The word originated from Latin.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun or sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
No, the word is an adjective. Therefore, it does not have a past form.
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Bekaraar
2. Spanish – Desesperado(masculine); Desesperada(feminine)
3. French – Désespéré(masculine); Désespérée(feminine)
4. Mandarin – Juéwàng de
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. Six months later, we’re back to the old normal — even though many remain desperate for assistance.
2. While it’s critical for our national security, the program is in desperate need of reform.
3. The collapse of her business had made her desperate
4. I was desperate to learn more details about the crime.
5. She held him tightly, desperate for the reassurance of his touch.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
bold, dangerous, daring, determined, frantic, frenzied, furious, violent, madcap, precipitate, atrocious, audacious, careless, heinous, impetuous, incautious, monstrous, risky, scandalous, shocking, venturesome, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
afraid, calm, cowardly, fearful, meek, mild, moderate, peaceful, timid, weak, confident, content, contented, hopeful, satisfied, secure, unworried, etc
When men attempt bold gestures, generally it’s considered romantic. When women do it, it’s often considered desperate or psycho.
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