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WHAT DOES DESPERATELY MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Definition of desperately in the English dictionary
The first definition of desperately in the dictionary is in a manner that shows you will do everything you can to do something; frantically. Other definition of desperately is very or extremely terribly.Desperately is also greatly and urgently.
The translations of desperately from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «desperately» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DESPERATELY» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «desperately» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «desperately» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about desperately
10 QUOTES WITH «DESPERATELY»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word desperately.
India is desperately romantic, utterly unashamed of its sentimentality, its generosity, its fierce pride and massive heart.
I'm interested in painting the most beautifully compelling pictures and images and metaphors and stories and explanations possible that will put Jesus in language for a world that desperately needs to hear it.
I hope that 'Jaws' will have brought sharks into the public interest at a time when we desperately need to reevaluate our care for the environment.
In a deeply tribal sense, we love our monsters, and I think that is the key to it right there. It is monsters; it is learning about them: it is both thrill and safety. You can think of them without being desperately afraid because they are not going to come into your living room and eat you. That is 'Jaws.'
H. G. Bissinger
I am 5'6' and desperately wish I was taller.
Stephen J. Cannell
Everyone starts out desperately trying to make a hit, but some people are just more mistake-prone than others. I happened to be fairly mistake-prone. Of the 40 shows I made, I'd say ten were hits, which is a pretty good average.
The tragedy for comedians is there's nothing more they want than to be liked. We desperately seek approval. It's almost like a personality disorder you can do as a job.
I think people desperately want to feel love.
We, as extremely complex creatures, desperately need to know this story of how the universe creates complexity and why complexity means vulnerability and fragility.
I am getting frustrated by the fact that we have been out of office for eight years. I desperately want to lead the Conservative Party to make quicker progress back into power.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DESPERATELY»
Discover the use of desperately in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to desperately and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Deeply, Desperately: A Lucy Valentine Novel
This time, Lucy Valentine will go to the ends of the earth to find true love for her clients…and maybe even herself. DEEPLY, DESPERATELY Lucy wants to breathe new life into her family’s Boston-based matchmaking company. But how?
Heather Webber, 2010
Desperately Seeking Shapeshifter
A sexy supernatural male uses the Midnight Liaisons dating service to find the perfect mate--a she-wolf in need of a protector, but who is not afraid to explore her wild side. Original. 50,000 first printing.
Jessica Sims, 2012
Desperately Seeking Ethics: A Guide to Media Conduct
Not just another media ethics book, this engaging and unconventional text breaks away from the usual practice of presenting the ethical theories of well-known philosophers in watered-down form.
Howard Good, 2003
Desperately Seeking Snoozin': The Insomnia Cure from Awake ...
John Wiedman is neither a doctor nor a therapist, but the years he has spent
John Wiedman, 1999
Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He ...
A Message That WorksBased on over three decades of counseling, as well as scientific and biblical research, Dr. Emerson Eggerichs and his wife, Sarah, have already taken the Love and Respect message across America and are changing the way ...
Emerson Eggerichs, 2004
Desperately seeking the audience
Focusing on the television audience, Ien Ang asks why we understand so little about its nature, and argues that our ignorance arises directly out of the biases inherent in prevailing official knowledge about it.
Ien Ang, 1991
Desperately Seeking Paradise: Journeys Of A Sceptical Muslim
Ziauddin Sardar, one of the foremost Muslim intellectuals in Britain, learned the Koran at his mother's knee in Pakistan.
Ziauddin Sardar, 2012
Desperately Seeking Self: An Inner Guidebook for People with ...
This little book is a powerful reminder that your true nature is the most precious resource that you have to help yourself.
Viola Fodor, 2013
What Rich People Know & Desperately Want to Keep Secret
This is the new bible for the self-made millionaire. Follow it well and reap the rewards." —Edmund J. Pankau, CEO of Pankau Consulting From the Trade Paperback edition.
Brian Sher, 2010
Desperately Wicked: Philosophy, Christianity and the Human Heart
Patrick Downey explores the biblical writings of Genesis and the Hebrew prophet Jeremiah, the Greek tragedies, Plato, Aristotle, and political philosophers--such as Rousseau, Hobbes, Nietzsche and Ren?
Patrick Downey, 2009
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DESPERATELY»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term desperately is used in the context of the following news items.
Doyel: Desperately seeking Rick Mount
LEBANON, Ind. – This is a story about a great shooter and the inept reporter who went looking for him. The shooter is Rick Mount. The reporter? «Indianapolis Star, Jul 15»
Sean Hannity is desperately trying to legitimize Donald Trump's …
On “Hannity” Tuesday evening, host Sean Hannity repeatedly tried to get GOP presidential hopeful Rick Perry to confess that he secretly ... «Salon, Jul 15»
Desperately Seeking Diplomatic Defeat
Imagine if, on September 12, 2001, I had written a column predicting that within less than 15 years, the president of the United States would be ... «Town Hall, Jul 15»
Please Share: Healdsburg Family Desperately Seeking Missing …
Please Share: Healdsburg Family Desperately Seeking Missing Poodle. "Taxi" is black and has only three legs, and was last spotted at Badger ... «Patch.com, Jul 15»
Desperately ill Alrene yet to receive medication
THE life of a critically ill 5-year-old girl from Booysens Park hangs in the balance as her parents await the outcome of the government health ... «News24, Jul 15»
Desperately sought by Greece, €1.6 bln seized from five mafia …
Italian police said on Wednesday they had seized assets worth more than 1.6 billion euros from five Sicilian siblings suspected of links to the ... «Daily Sabah, Jul 15»
China's Desperately Fighting Its Stock Market From Crashing
Feeling panic in the air, stock market officials called on one of their own to turn the tide. They gave him a pocket full of cash and a directive ... «FXStreet, Jul 15»
The OECD on Greece: The country desperately needs reform …
Ahead of the weekend's resounding “no” vote out of Athens, the main Greek stock market had had a surprisingly good second quarter: it was up ... «City A.M., Jul 15»
UN struggling to raise desperately needed funds for war-torn Yemen
The UN launched its $1.6-billion appeal to help millions of people in war-ravaged Yemen last month, but has so far received just $209 million of ... «Khaleej Times, Jul 15»
GBC desperately needs TV license fees – Don-Chebe
Director-General of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), Major Albert Don-Chebe (Rtd) has indicated that his outfit is in desperate need ... «GhanaWeb, Jul 15»
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