简明英汉词典

desperate
[5despErit]
adj.
不顾一切的, 拚死的, 令人绝望的

美国传统词典[双解]

desperate
des.per.ate
AHD:[dμs“p…r-1t]
D.J.[6desp*it]
K.K.[6dWsp+!t]
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Having lost all hope; despairing.
绝望的:失去全部希望的;绝望的

(2)

Marked by, arising from, or showing despair:
由绝望而引起的,显示出绝望的:
the desperate look of hunger; a desperate cry for help.
饥饿者脸上那绝望的样子;绝望的呼救声

(3)

Reckless or violent because of despair:
铤而走险的:由于绝望而莽撞的,凶暴的:
a desperate criminal.
铤而走险的罪犯

(4)

Undertaken out of extreme urgency or as a last resort:
孤注一掷的:表现出最强烈的急切的情况的;奋力作最后一搏(以寻求获救)的:
a desperate attempt to save the family business.
拯救家族事业的孤注一掷的尝试

(5)

Nearly hopeless; critical:
几乎没有希望的;严重的,危险的:
a desperate illness; a desperate situation.
绝症;危险境地

(6)

Suffering or driven by great need or distress:
急切的,极度渴望的:被强烈的需要或苦恼驱使的:
desperate for recognition.
急于得到承认

(7)

Extremely intense:
特别强烈的:
felt a desperate urge to tell the truth.
感到一种强烈的冲动想要说出事实

语源

(1)

Middle English desperat
中古英语 desperat

(2)

from Latin d??r3tus} [past participle of] d?sp?r3re [to despair] * see despair
源自 拉丁语 d??r3tus} [] d?sp?r3re的过去分词 [绝望] *参见 despair

继承用法

desperately
adv.(副词)

desperateness
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

desperate
[5despErEt]
adj.

(1)

不顾一切的;铤而走险的;亡命的
His failure made him desperate.
他因失败而铤而走险。

(2)

孤注一掷的;拼死的

(3)

艰难的;危难的

(4)

极度渴望的
The man lost in the desert was desperate for water.
在沙漠中迷失方向的人极度渴望得到水。

现代英汉综合大辞典

desperate
[5despErit]
adj.

(1)

令人绝望的; 危急的, 穷途末路的

(2)

不顾一切的, 拼命的, 孤注一掷的

(3)

猛烈的, 厉害的

(4)

不可救药的

(5)

极想得到的
a desperate remedy
最后[非常] 手段
a desperate enemy
做困兽之斗的敌人
a desperate situation
严重的形势

继承用法

desperately
adv.

desperateness
n.

用法词典

desperate
来自拉丁语 desperare 的过去分词 desperatus
英文相关词典

desperate
frantic    mad    reckless    wild    desirous    hopeful    

美国传统词典

desperate
des.per.ate
AHD:[dμs“p…r-1t]
D.J.[6desp*it]
K.K.[6dWsp+!t]
adj.

(1)

Having lost all hope; despairing.

(2)

Marked by, arising from, or showing despair:
the desperate look of hunger; a desperate cry for help.

(3)

Reckless or violent because of despair:
a desperate criminal.

(4)

Undertaken out of extreme urgency or as a last resort:
a desperate attempt to save the family business.

(5)

Nearly hopeless; critical:
a desperate illness; a desperate situation.

(6)

Suffering or driven by great need or distress:
desperate for recognition.

(7)

Extremely intense:
felt a desperate urge to tell the truth.

语源

(1)

Middle English desperat

(2)

from Latin d??r3tus} [past participle of] d?sp?r3re [to despair] * see despair

继承用法

desperately
adv.

desperateness
n.

英汉化学大词典

desperate
adj.绝忘的

英汉计算机大词典

desperate
adj.绝忘的

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