Example sentences for: desperate

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

  • The auction exploits desperate sellers.

  • She's desperate (indeed, her husband would commit suicide before the deadline).

  • Are users really so desperate for descriptive adjectives that will go with nouns as to be willing to wade through almost two hundred terms?

  • His desperate attempts to bed her make him reckless and seal his doom: Stung by a wasp outside her window, he staggers into school on Election Day with his eye as swollen and saggy as Quasimodo's--and morally hunchbacked, to boot.

  • Desperate people who have lost all hope for themselves are biologically driven to propel possibly surviving offspring into the next generation.


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