Desperation vs Deliberate - What's the difference?

desperation | deliberate |


As a noun desperation

is the act of despairing or becoming desperate; a giving up of hope.

As an adjective deliberate is

done on purpose; intentional.

As a verb deliberate is

to consider carefully.

desperation

English

Noun

  • The act of despairing or becoming desperate; a giving up of hope.
  • A state of despair, or utter hopeless; abandonment of hope; extreme recklessness; reckless fury.
  • deliberate

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Done on purpose; intentional.
  • Tripping me was deliberate action.
  • Of a person, weighing facts and arguments with a view to a choice or decision; carefully considering the probable consequences of a step; circumspect; slow in determining.
  • The jury took eight hours to come to its deliberate verdict.
  • Formed with deliberation; well-advised; carefully considered; not sudden or rash.
  • a deliberate''' opinion; a '''deliberate measure or result
  • * Shakespeare
  • settled visage and deliberate word
  • Not hasty or sudden; slow.
  • * W. Wirt
  • His enunciation was so deliberate .

    Antonyms

    * (intentional) unwitting

    Verb

    (deliberat)
  • To consider carefully.
  • It is now time for the jury to deliberate the guilt of the defendant.