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Synonyms for hopeless
ˈhoʊp lɪshope·less

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hopelessadjective

    Synonyms:
    desperate

    Antonyms:
    hopeful

  2. hopelessadjective

    Destitute of hope; having no expectation of good; despairing.

    I am a woman, friendless, hopeless. -Shakespeare.

    Synonyms:
    desperate

    Antonyms:
    hopeful

  3. hopelessadjective

    Giving no ground of hope; promising nothing desirable; desperate.

    A hopeless cause.

    Synonyms:
    desperate

    Antonyms:
    hopeful

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hopelessadjective

    without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success

    "in an agony of hopeless grief"; "with a hopeless sigh he sat down"

    Antonyms:
    anticipant, anticipative, expectant, possible, hopeful, skilled, good

  2. hopelessadjective

    of a person unable to do something skillfully

    "I'm hopeless at mathematics"

    Antonyms:
    anticipative, expectant, anticipant, hopeful, skilled, good, possible

  3. hopelessadjective

    certain to fail

    "the situation is hopeless"

    Antonyms:
    expectant, good, anticipant, possible, hopeful, anticipative, skilled

  4. hopelessadjective

    (informal to emphasize how bad it is) beyond hope of management or reform

    "she handed me a hopeless jumble of papers"; "he is a hopeless romantic"

    Antonyms:
    expectant, hopeful, good, anticipant, possible, anticipative, skilled

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hopelessadjective

    Synonyms:
    despairing, desperate, forlorn

  2. hopelessadjective

    Synonyms:
    remediless, irremediable, incurable, past cure

  3. hopelessadjective

    Synonyms:
    impossible, impracticable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hopelessadjective

    Synonyms:
    despairing, disconsolate, desperate, unpromising

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "hopeless":

    desperate, incorrigible, dire, irremediable, despairing

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#6496desperate
#16120dire
#22400hopeless
#75438despairing
#105384incorrigible
#229588irremediable

How to use hopeless in a sentence?

  1. Terri Spath:

    There's a perception with U.S. stocks that they can go quickly from flawless to hopeless, and since May 1 it's been more hopeless for stocks.

  2. Antonette Acupinpin:

    I felt hopeless, it felt like I had nowhere to go because it's my family who was hurting me. I didn't know anyone who could really help me.

  3. Vaagn Andikyan:

    When I first walked into the examination room, I found this 38-year-old malnourished patient with a weight of 350 pounds and extensive tumor that was about 100 centimeters [ 39 inches ] large. I saw fear in the patient's eyes. She was so hopeless, because she had seen several other doctors, and they were unable to help her, her legs were so swollen that she was unable to walk. I've seen leg swelling, but I've never seen leg swelling of this magnitude.

  4. Michael Roh:

    Every line on this register that we have has a story, a story of family separation, of pain from the Korean War, these people feel disenfranchised and they feel very hopeless.

  5. Producer Charles Roven:

    It's hopeless as a secret. Also (characterizing something as a secret is) like daring them to get it. The point is protecting people's enjoyment of the film. the movie will be successful if both those who have been fans of the material appreciate it, have fun with this, walk out and talk about it, but also those who have never seen a Batman movie, a Superman movie, a Wonder Woman TV show, they decide to come take a look and they are also won over and moved by it.


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