Meaning of desperation

des•per•a•tion

Pronunciation: (des"pu-rā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the state of being desperate or of having the recklessness of despair.
  2. the act or fact of despairing; despair.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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