The act of despairing or becoming desperate; a giving up of hope. (noun)
Examples of word desperation
"Does the term desperation come to mind?" he said.
Ya well her desperation is annoying to this "bitter typical white person" who still supports Obama and begs that Hillary end this madness.
As an example, one thing we teach is what we call a desperation trench.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: One thing we teach is what we call a desperation trench.
Musharraf spent much of his time talking about what he called the desperation, hopelessness, and powerlessness of Muslims around the world, who see disputes like the one over Kashmir and the Palestinian people going unresolved.