Wanting or needing something so badly that you will do anything, even if its immoral, illegal, degrading, self-humiliating, or in poor taste.
The Yankees were so filled with desperation to win a game that A-Rod actually called out "mine" while running the bases, causing the third basemen of the Blue Jays to miss a 2-out pop fly.
by Dave from BKLN June 1, 2007
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1. a desperate state of mind.
2. in dire staits.
3. in need of a bathroom.
1. "I can't put up with this much longer."
2. "I don't know how much longer I can hold out."
3. "I really need to pee....NOW!"
by ben November 19, 2003
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A convenient anagram of 'a rope ends it'.
No other cure for desperation.
by MadTom August 12, 2004
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adjective. used to describe something of lesser quality, but will fill the need in desperate times.
desperation toilet paper can be made with coffee filters or grain bags.
by dave4817 June 30, 2004
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Being so hard-up to insult someone that you start going after their typos; or the same typo multiple times.
"Making fun of Jonah Goldberg for spelling errors is a sure sign of desperation."
by Eric February 5, 2004
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"Desperism" : The action of publicly ruining your personal reputation through a desperate or humiliating act in order to preserve a flawed ideology, statement of innocence or ill reputed corporate mandate.
Example #1: "The desperism is evident as John still insists that the world is flat even after seeing the photographs of earth from space.
"Example #2: "Despite the overwhelming physical evidence that proved beyond a doubt that Robert was guilty of the murder, in an act of desperism, he continued to claim his innocence without introducing any contradictory new evidence to provide credence to his statement."
Example #3:"A recent clinically study proved that new widgets produced by FLUBBY INCORPORATED contain lethal amounts of toxic substances. Despite these findings, in an act of desperism, FLUBBY INC'c president released the following statement... "Our products are 100% safe and we urge consumers to continue using FLUBBY brand widgets."
by Lance Campeau September 26, 2007
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feeling, showing, or involving a hopeless sense that a situation is so bad as to be impossible to deal with. A desperate person is a person that needs or wants something badly. someone who is to hopeless and just gives up. someone who is despairing, hopeless; anguished, distressed, wretched, desolate, forlorn, distraught, fraught; (of an act or attempt) tried in despair or when everything else has failed; having little hope of success. (of a situation) extremely bad, serious, or dangerous.
Brock is so desperate he needs someone's phone badly to text his friend for help.
by TheAwesomeJUNK November 3, 2018
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