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Definition of Desperation

Desperation

  1. The act of despairing or becoming desperate; a giving up of hope.
  2. A state of despair, or utter hopeless; abandonment of hope; extreme recklessness; reckless fury.

Desperation Quotations

Weakness is what brings ignorance, cheapness, racism, homophobia, desperation, cruelty, brutality, all these things that will keep a society chained to the ground, one foot nailed to the floor.
Henry Rollins

Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything, or creating anything. Period. If you ain't desperate at some point, you ain't interesting.
Jim Carrey

Killing yourself is a major commitment, it takes a kind of courage. Most people just lead lives of cowardly desperation. It's kinda half suicide where you just dull yourself with substances.
Robert Crumb

Since our society equates happiness with youth, we often assume that sorrow, quiet desperation, and hopelessness go hand in hand with getting older. They don't. Emotional pain or numbness are symptoms of living the wrong life, not a long life.
Martha Beck

If I were a Roman Catholic, I should turn a heretic, in sheer desperation, because I would rather go to heaven than go to purgatory.
Charles Spurgeon
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Desperation Translations

desperation in German is Verzweifelung, Verzweiflung
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