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  • desperate

    高中/CET4/CET6/考研/GRE/TOEFL/IELTS

    • [ˈdespərət]
    • [ˈdespərət]

    释义

    • 常用
    • 高考讲解
    • adj.
      拼命的; 孤注一掷的; 极需要的; 极困难的; 极严重的; 绝望的
  • 词态变化

    • 副词: desperately;
  • 实用场景例句

    • 全部
    • 绝望的
    • 铤而走险的
    • 孤注一掷的
    • 急切的
    • 极度渴望的

    The enemy grew desperate at the defeat.

    敌人因战败而拼死挣扎.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    The prisoners grew more desperate.

    囚犯们在绝望中更加不顾死活了.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    He's desperate for money.

    他极渴望得到钱.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    They made a desperate attempt to save the company.

    他们为挽救公司作孤注一掷的努力.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    The women's volleyball team put up a desperate fight to win the world championship at all costs.

    女子排球队为赢得世界冠军而不惜一切代价,殊死拼搏.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    The enemy became desperate at the defeat.

    敌人因失败而进行殊死挣扎.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    The report limned a desperate situation.

    那报道描述出一个严重的情况.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    He was desperate for work to provide food for his children.

    为了孩子们有饭吃,他拼命找工作.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    It would be a bit of an exaggeration to say that I'm desperate to leave.

    说我渴望离开是有点夸张.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    He is a desperate criminal.

    他是个亡命之徒.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    A desperate tiredness set in after hours of anxious waiting.

    数小时的焦急等待之后,整个人变得精疲力竭.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    The government is desperate to regain credibility with the public.

    政府急于重新获取公众的信任.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    He careened through foreign territories on a desperate kind of blitz.

    在孤注一掷地闪电战中他猛冲过外国领地.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    He would never dream up a desperate scheme like that on his own.

    他绝不会想出那样一个不顾一切的计划.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    He is desperate to pursue his vocation as an artist.

    他不顾一切地从事艺术的职业.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Though the brakes of his bike had somewhat gone wrong, he still shot the works in a desperate effort to win the race.

    虽然他的自行车刹车有点毛病, 但他仍然为赢得比赛而孤注一掷.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    They'd been married nearly four years and June was desperate to start a family.

    他们结婚已快4年了,琼非常渴望要个孩子。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Many of the properties are in a desperate state but none is too far gone to save.

    很多地产情况都很糟糕,但都还不至于无法挽救。

    ——柯林斯例句

    The desperate condition of the world is that madness has always been here, and that it will remain so for all time.

    这个世界令人绝望的是,疯狂之事一直存在,而且将永远存在下去。

    ——柯林斯例句

    He is so deep in debt and desperate for money that he's apparently willing to say anything.

    他负债累累,急需要钱,很显然什么话都说得出来。

    ——柯林斯例句

    They admit they are now desperate for a lucky break.

    他们承认现在急盼幸运之神的降临。

    ——柯林斯例句

    He intercuts scenes of Rex getting more and more desperate with scenes of the abductor with his family.

    他在雷克斯逐步陷入绝望和劫持者与他家人一起的场景之间相交切。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Troops are needed to help get food into Kosovo where people are in desperate need.

    需要军队帮助将科索沃人民亟需的食品送抵那里。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Desperate with anxiety, Bob and Hans searched the whole house.

    焦急万分的鲍勃和汉斯把整座房子找了个遍。

    ——柯林斯例句

    In a desperate attempt to stave off defeat, he reluctantly promised wholesale reform of the constitution.

    为了竭力避免败局,他勉强答应要对宪法进行大规模修改。

    ——柯林斯例句

    It is one of the most desperate cases on her files.

    这是她记录的档案中最严重的案例之一。

    ——柯林斯例句

    You know the health service is in such a state and it's getting desperate now.

    你知道,医疗卫生服务本来就够差的了,现在更是变本加厉了.

    ——柯林斯例句

    Later he turned his attention to the desperate state of housing in the province.

    其后,他将注意力转向了该省形势严峻的住房问题。

    ——柯林斯例句

    The President has so far refused to countersign the Prime Minister's desperate decree.

    总统到目前为止仍然拒绝在首相那条孤注一掷的政令上连署签字。

    ——柯林斯例句

    They are desperate to erase the memory of that last defeat in Cardiff.

    他们急于抹去上次在卡迪夫遭遇失败的记忆。

    ——柯林斯例句

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  • 真题例句

    • 全部
    • 四级
    • 六级
    • 高考
    • 考研

    For workers, especially low-paid workers, who desperately need their jobs yet know they can be easily replaced, gamification may feel more like the Hunger Games.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    As I said, structural unemployment isn't a real problem, it's an excuse—a reason not to act on America's problems at a time when action is desperately needed.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    The more ways we have to connect, the more many of us seem desperate to unplug.

    出自-2012年12月阅读原文

    They are in desperate need of financial assistance.

    出自-2011年6月听力原文

    I was lucky that my last desperate attempt led to a job.

    2019年12月六级真题(第一套)听力 Section A

    The company also embarked on a desperate cost-cutting program, which included the elimination of thousands of jobs.

    2015年12月六级真题(第三套)阅读 Section A

    But they will have to find the were-rabbit before gun-crazy hunter victor Quartermaine who is desperate to kill it.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    The next time you're standing at the sink waiting for it to fill while cooking noodle soup that you'll have to eat until a large bag of cash falls out of the sky, don't be desperate.

    2017年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Instead, the company has done precisely what it had long promised it would not challenge the constitutionality of Vermont’s rules in the federal court, as part of a desperate effort to keep its Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant running.

    出自-2012年考研阅读原文

    "The lesser prairie chicken is in a desperate situation," said USFWS director Daniel Ashe.

    2016年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    Instead, the company has done precisely what it had long promised it would not: challenge the constitutionality of Vermont's rules in the federal court, as part of a desperate effort to keep its Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant running.

    2012年考研真题(英语一)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    Nevertheless, the affordable housing situation is desperate.

    2014年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    The Dutch giant Elsevier, which claims to publish 25% of the scientific papers produced in the world, made profits of more than £900m last year, while UK universities alone spent more than £210m in 2016 to enable researchers to access their own publicly f

    2020年考研真题(英语一)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

    Yet these desperate measures have proved the right ones and, sadly for many journalists, they can be pushed further.

    2011年考研真题(英语二)阅读理解 Section Ⅱ

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  • 英英释义

    Noun

    • 1. a person who is frightened and in need of help;

      "they prey on the hopes of the desperate"

    Adjective

    • 1. arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope;

      "a despairing view of the world situation"

      "the last despairing plea of the condemned criminal"

      "a desperate cry for help"

      "helpless and desperate--as if at the end of his tether"

      "her desperate screams"

    • 2. desperately determined;

      "do-or-die revolutionaries"

      "a do-or-die conflict"

    • 3. (of persons) dangerously reckless or violent as from urgency or despair;

      "a desperate criminal"

      "taken hostage of desperate men"

    • 4. showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort;

      "made a last desperate attempt to reach the climber"

      "the desperate gallantry of our naval task forces marked the turning point in the Pacific war"- G.C.Marshall

      "they took heroic measures to save his life"

    • 5. showing extreme urgency or intensity especially because of great need or desire;

      "felt a desperate urge to confess"

      "a desperate need for recognition"

    • 6. fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless;

      "a desperate illness"

      "on all fronts the Allies were in a desperate situation due to lack of materiel"- G.C.Marshall

      "a dire emergency"

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  • 词根词缀

    词根: sper

    =hope,表示"希望"

    • adj.

      desperate 不顾一切的,铤而走险的;绝望的,危急的

      de去掉+sper希望+ate……的→去掉希望的

      prosperous 兴旺的,繁荣的

      pro很多+sper希望+ous……的→希望很多→兴旺的

    • n.

      asperity 粗鲁,艰苦

      a不+sper希望+ity表名词→不给人希望→粗鲁,暴力

      desperado 暴徒,[尤指早期美国西部的]亡命之徒

      de去掉,无+sper希望+ado人→无希望之人

      desperation 铤而走险,拼命

      desperate[adj.不顾一切的,铤而走险的;绝望的,危急的]+ion表名词→n.铤而走险,拼命

      prosperity 繁荣,兴旺

      prosper繁荣+ity表名词→n.繁荣,兴旺

    • v.

      prosper 成功,兴隆,昌盛,使成功,使昌隆,繁荣

      pro很多+sper希望→很多的希望→繁荣

  • 词组搭配

    desperate diseases must have desperate remedies

    (proverb)extreme measures are justified as a response to a difficult or dangerous situation

    (谚)重症还得猛药治;对困难或危险的处境可以采取极端的措施

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  • 同义词

    adj.铤而走险的

    recklessmadrashfranticwildventuresome

    其他释义

    burningmadrecklessforlornwildabandonedfranticforsakenhopelessdespairing

  • 反义词

    adj.绝望的

    confidentdesiroushopeful

    其他释义

    hopefuldesirous

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