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1. desperate

adjective. ['ˈdɛsprɪt, ˈdɛspɝɪt'] arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope.

Synonyms

  • hopeless

Antonyms

  • inauspiciousness
  • unpropitiousness

Etymology

  • desperatus (Latin)

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2. desperate

adjective. ['ˈdɛsprɪt, ˈdɛspɝɪt'] desperately determined.

Synonyms

  • do-or-die

Antonyms

  • felicitous
  • dishonor

Etymology

  • desperatus (Latin)

3. desperate

noun. ['ˈdɛsprɪt, ˈdɛspɝɪt'] a person who is frightened and in need of help.

Synonyms

  • unfortunate person
  • toast
  • goner

Antonyms

  • unadventurous
  • cowardice
  • small
  • little

Etymology

  • desperatus (Latin)

4. desperate

adjective. ['ˈdɛsprɪt, ˈdɛspɝɪt'] showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort.

Synonyms

  • heroic
  • brave

Antonyms

  • achiever
  • privileged
  • fortunate

Etymology

  • desperatus (Latin)

5. desperate

adjective. ['ˈdɛsprɪt, ˈdɛspɝɪt'] (of persons) dangerously reckless or violent as from urgency or despair.

Synonyms

  • unsafe

Antonyms

  • cool
  • timid

Etymology

  • desperatus (Latin)

6. desperate

adjective. ['ˈdɛsprɪt, ˈdɛspɝɪt'] showing extreme urgency or intensity especially because of great need or desire.

Antonyms

  • auspicious

Etymology

  • desperatus (Latin)

7. criminal

noun. ['ˈkrɪmənəl'] someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime.

Synonyms

  • jail bird
  • scofflaw
  • hoodlum
  • murderer
  • smuggler
  • blackmailer
  • kidnaper
  • thug
  • moon curser
  • desperate criminal
  • pusher
  • felon
  • moll
  • recidivist
  • treasonist
  • punk
  • toughie
  • snatcher
  • manslayer
  • contrabandist
  • mafioso
  • kidnapper
  • gangster's moll
  • incendiary
  • jailbird
  • extortionist
  • lawbreaker
  • desperado
  • parolee
  • outlaw
  • suborner
  • raper
  • liquidator
  • highbinder
  • arsonist
  • crook
  • highjacker
  • plotter
  • abductor
  • drug peddler
  • racketeer
  • extortioner
  • briber
  • fugitive
  • hijacker
  • moonshiner
  • violator
  • accessory
  • firebug
  • rapist
  • peddler
  • fugitive from justice
  • traitor
  • stealer
  • drug dealer
  • accessary
  • malefactor
  • thief
  • habitual criminal
  • runner
  • gun moll
  • drug trafficker
  • repeater
  • probationer
  • tough
  • hood
  • law offender
  • strong-armer
  • machinator
  • gangster
  • mobster
  • bootlegger
  • goon
  • conspirator
  • moon-curser
  • coconspirator
  • principal

Antonyms

  • allow
  • lawful
  • straight line
  • straighten

8. criminal

adjective. ['ˈkrɪmənəl'] guilty of crime or serious offense.

Antonyms

  • liberator

9. criminal

adjective. ['ˈkrɪmənəl'] bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure.

Synonyms

  • deplorable
  • vicious
  • condemnable
  • wrong

Antonyms

  • noncombustible
  • decriminalise
  • legalize
  • permit

10. criminal

adjective. ['ˈkrɪmənəl'] involving or being or having the nature of a crime.

Synonyms

  • illegal

Antonyms

  • superior
  • unprovocative

Example sentences of the word desperate-criminal


1. Noun Phrase
Bounty hunters have to be fully equipped and prepared to take down some of the nation's most dangerous and desperate criminals single-handedly.

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