Synonyms of desperation in English:

desperation


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noun

1‘he became a thief out of sheer desperation’

SYNONYMS
hopelessness, despair, distress
anguish, pain, agony, torment, torture, misery, wretchedness
disheartenment, discouragement, resignedness, forlornness, defeatism, pessimism

2‘an act of desperation’

SYNONYMS
recklessness, rashness, impetuosity, foolhardiness, riskiness, audacity, boldness, wildness, imprudence, injudiciousness