Number of syllables in the word 'desperate'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word desperate.

  1. No of syllables in desperate : 3
  2. Divide syllables in desperate : des-per-ate

More about the word - desperate

  1. noun
  2. Definition : A person in desperate circumstances or who is at the point of desperation, such as a down-and-outer, addict, etc.
  1. adjective
  2. Definition : In dire need of something.
  3. Definition : Being filled with, or in a state of despair; hopeless.
  4. Definition : Without regard to danger or safety; reckless; furious.
  5. Definition : Beyond hope; causing despair; extremely perilous; irretrievable.


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