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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 the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.
William S. Burroughs

Desperation is like stealing from the Mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.
Douglas Horton

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

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
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Desperation Translations

desperation in German is Verzweifelung, Verzweiflung
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