Definition of desperation:
hopelessness (part of speech: noun)
- rashness (part of speech: noun)
The missionary was with her now- ill and exhausted from the combined effects of excitement, horror, and the unaccustomed ride across the desert- most anxious for his daughter- worried, to the verge of desperation, by the ghastly news of the rebellion.- "Rung Ho!", Talbot Mundy.
- "Peggy Owen and Liberty", Lucy Foster Madison.
- "The End of the Rainbow", Marian Keith.