Example sentences for: desperate

How can you use “desperate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The dismal spin: Bush looks less confident and more desperate for votes.

  • The demagogic gimmicks get ever more desperate and empty.

  • How can it be that these two identities--bold, reckless pursuer of bliss and timid, desperate pursuer of office--exist in the same man?

  • Political Washington is desperate for a Democratic horse race, but a horse race can only happen if Bradley is perceived to be strong, and he will only be perceived to be strong if everyone says he is.

  • Michael Pollan, the writer and magazine editor, writes in A Place of My Own about how he had become so disconnected with the physical world that he finally decided to hammer together a writing hut in his backyard, a desperate attempt to make contact with real objects.


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