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desperate times call for desperate measuresproverb

In adverse circumstances actions that might have been rejected under other circumstances may become the best choice.

Etymology: This phrase likely originates with a saying of the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, which appears in his Aphorisms: "For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.". A similar phrase occurs in Erasmus"s Latin adage "Malo nodo, malus quærendus cuneus" (from his 1500 book Adagia, which was first published in English in 1545).


Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of desperate times call for desperate measures in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of desperate times call for desperate measures in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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