Example sentences for: desperately

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

  • As a political reporter, I desperately long to watch two candidates with enough self-confidence and authenticity to resist the prefabricated political dictates of the campaign consultants.

  • This sounds crass, but I can't deny it: I desperately wanted the standoff at the Republic of Texas trailer-trash compound to last longer than it did--for selfish reasons.

  • Gorbachev, by contrast, desperately tried to save the regime, adopted glasnost and perestroika to that end, and saw the system blow up in his face.

  • 2) Plenty of companies are desperately seeking programmers.

  • In a typical scene, Joseph desperately needs to find out whether Ruth is bingeing.

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