How many syllables in desperate?

  573489612 syllables

Divide desperate into syllables:   des-per-ate
Stressed syllable in desperate:   des-per-ate
How to say desperate:

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Synonyms for desperate

1 syllable
  • dire
  • grave
  • fraught
  • rash
2 syllables
  • acute
  • careless
  • drastic
  • forlorn
  • hopeless
  • reckless
  • worried
  • anxious
  • distressed
  • extreme
  • frantic
  • prostrate
  • risky
  • wretched
3 syllables
5 syllables
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