desesperado


desesperado
adj.
desperate, hopeless, despairing, anguished.
past part.
past participle of spanish verb: desesperar.
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desesperado
participio pasado
1→ {{link=desesperar}}desesperar
adjetivo
1 (sin esperanza) hopeless, desperate
2 (irritado) exasperated, infuriated
nombre masculino,nombre femenino
1 desperate person
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FRASEOLOGÍA
a la desesperada figurado as a last hope, in desperation
como un,-a desesperado,-a figurado like a mad person
corría como un desesperado he ran about like a madman
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(f. - desesperada)
adj.
desperate, hopeless
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desesperado, -a
1. ADJ
1) (=sin esperanza) [persona] desperate; [caso, situación] hopeless

estar desesperado de algo — to have despaired of sth, have lost hope of sth

2) [esfuerzo] furious, frenzied
2.
SM / F

como un desesperado — like mad

come como una desesperada — she eats as if she were half-starved

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I
-da adjetivo desperate

en un intento desesperado por salvarse — in a desperate attempt to save himself

miraba desesperado cómo se hundía — he looked on in desperation as it sank

estaba desesperado de dolor — he was in excruciating pain

a la desesperada — in desperation

II
-da masculino, femenino

corrió como un desesperado — he ran like crazy (colloq)

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= frantic, desperate, in desperation, agonised [agonized, -USA], hopeless, despairing, up against the wall, with + Posesivo + back against the wall, forlorn, frenzied.
Ex. Frantic assistants fell over each other's feet trying to retrieve tickets from the rows and rows of issue trays = Los frenéticos auxiliares tropezaban unos con otros intentando coger los tickets de las filas y filas de cajones de préstamo.
Ex. Compassion shadowed the trustee's face -- she could see he was desperate -- and compassion was in her voice as she answered: 'All right, I'll go over this afternoon'.
Ex. When a library user comes to the reference desk in frustration and desperation -- perhaps in a rage or in tears, it is often an unforgettable (and sometimes unpleasant) opportunity to test one's problem-solving abilities and diplomatic talents.
Ex. He went back into the house, addressing his Maker in low agonized tones, changed, and started out again.
Ex. This article discusses the pre-revolutionary shortage of books on agriculture economy in 1913, and how existing books only discussed the miserable, hopeless life of the peasants.
Ex. Sympathetic readers wept with Dwight MacDonald in his despairing plea for the restoration of the English language after first encountering 'Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language'.
Ex. The article is entitled 'Up against the wall: highlights of the Detroit Conference, American Library Association, June 27-July 3'.
Ex. With his back against the wall, he might judge that he had little choice but to use his weapons of mass destruction in a last-ditch attempt to save his country.
Ex. The author wrings sick humor from its feckless heroes' forlorn attempts to escape from a drug habit that they do not really enjoy any longer.
Ex. There was a frenzied last-minute rush by Indians to do their bit to see the Taj Mahal through to the elite list of the new Seven Wonders of the World.
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* en una situación desesperada = in dire straits.
* estar desesperado = Posesivo + back + be + against the wall.
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I
-da adjetivo desperate

en un intento desesperado por salvarse — in a desperate attempt to save himself

miraba desesperado cómo se hundía — he looked on in desperation as it sank

estaba desesperado de dolor — he was in excruciating pain

a la desesperada — in desperation

II
-da masculino, femenino

corrió como un desesperado — he ran like crazy (colloq)

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= frantic, desperate, in desperation, agonised [agonized, -USA], hopeless, despairing, up against the wall, with + Posesivo + back against the wall, forlorn, frenzied.

Ex: Frantic assistants fell over each other's feet trying to retrieve tickets from the rows and rows of issue trays = Los frenéticos auxiliares tropezaban unos con otros intentando coger los tickets de las filas y filas de cajones de préstamo.

Ex: Compassion shadowed the trustee's face -- she could see he was desperate -- and compassion was in her voice as she answered: 'All right, I'll go over this afternoon'.
Ex: When a library user comes to the reference desk in frustration and desperation -- perhaps in a rage or in tears, it is often an unforgettable (and sometimes unpleasant) opportunity to test one's problem-solving abilities and diplomatic talents.
Ex: He went back into the house, addressing his Maker in low agonized tones, changed, and started out again.
Ex: This article discusses the pre-revolutionary shortage of books on agriculture economy in 1913, and how existing books only discussed the miserable, hopeless life of the peasants.
Ex: Sympathetic readers wept with Dwight MacDonald in his despairing plea for the restoration of the English language after first encountering 'Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language'.
Ex: The article is entitled 'Up against the wall: highlights of the Detroit Conference, American Library Association, June 27-July 3'.
Ex: With his back against the wall, he might judge that he had little choice but to use his weapons of mass destruction in a last-ditch attempt to save his country.
Ex: The author wrings sick humor from its feckless heroes' forlorn attempts to escape from a drug habit that they do not really enjoy any longer.
Ex: There was a frenzied last-minute rush by Indians to do their bit to see the Taj Mahal through to the elite list of the new Seven Wonders of the World.
* en una situación desesperada = in dire straits.
* estar desesperado = Posesivo + back + be + against the wall.

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desesperado1 -da
adjective
desperate
una maniobra desesperada a desperate move
en un intento desesperado por salvarse in a desperate attempt to save himself
está desesperado porque no sabe cómo lo va a pagar he's desperate o frantic because he doesn't know how he's going to pay
está desesperado por verte (fam); he's dying to see you (colloq)
desesperado, llegó a pensar en el suicidio he was o felt so desperate that he even contemplated suicide
miraba desesperado cómo las llamas consumían el edificio he looked on in desperation as the flames consumed the building
estaba desesperado de dolor the pain was driving him mad, he was in excruciating pain
a la desesperada in desperation
desesperado2 -da
masculine, feminine
come como un desesperado he eats as if he were half-starved (colloq)
corrió como un desesperado he ran like crazy o mad (colloq), he ran as if his life depended on it
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Del verbo desesperar: (conjugate desesperar)

desesperado es:

el participio

Multiple Entries:
desesperado    
desesperar
desesperado
-da adjetivo

desperate
desesperar (conjugate desesperar) verbo transitivo
to drive … to distraction o despair
verbo intransitivo
to despair, give up hope
desesperarse verbo pronominal
to become exasperated
desesperado,-a adjetivo
1 (sin esperanza) desperate, hopeless, in despair
2 (irritado) exasperated, infuriated
(esfuerzo, intento) frenzied, desperate
desesperar verbo transitivo
1 to drive to despair
2 (poner nervioso, irritado) to exasperate

'desesperado' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
desesperada
English:
anything
- despair
- despairing
- desperate
- frantic
- hopeless
- last-ditch
- agony
- forlorn
- frenetic
- hopelessness
- last
- wild
- wit
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desesperado, -a
adj
desperate;
estar desesperado [sin alternativa] to be desperate;
[sin esperanza] to be in despair;
lo hice porque estaba desesperado I did it out of desperation;
gritaba desesperado que lo ayudaran he was screaming frantically for them to help him;
en un intento desesperado por huir del incendio in a desperate attempt to escape from the fire;
el estado de la población es desesperado the people are in a desperate state;
(hacer algo) a la desesperada (to do sth) in desperation
nm,f
Comp
Fam
como un desesperado like mad o crazy;
comer como un desesperado to eat as if one were half-starved
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desesperado
adj in despair;
a la desesperada out of desperation
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desesperado, -da adj
: desperate, despairing, hopeless
desesperadamente adv
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desesperado adj
1. (en general) desperate
2. (situación) hopeless

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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