desperately (adv.)
despairingly, in a state of hopelessness
KL V.iii.290.1[Kent to Lear] Your eldest daughters have fordone themselves, / And desperately are dead
MM IV.ii.142[Provost to disguised Duke, of Barnadine] A man ... desperately mortal
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