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Synonyms for wishful
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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes
having or expressing desire for something
"desirous of high office"; "desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem"
aspirant, aspiring(a), desirous
aspirant, aspiring(a), wishfuladjective
desiring or striving for recognition or advancement
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
desirous, longing, eager, hankering, lickerish, wistful
trash, stuff, balderdash, palaver, moonshine, fudge, nonsense, jargon, platitude, flummery, inanity, balderdash, wishy-washy, senseless prate, frothy discourse, idle talk
How to use wishful in a sentence?
There is a great deal of wishful thinking in such cases; it is the easiest thing of all to deceive one's self.
Only time will tell whether this turns out to be a case of wishful thinking, but one thing is clear: geopolitical risks are here to stay.
I think he has penetrated Trump's mind to a certain degree, but that is different from his pet agenda on trade, prime Minister Abe and his team expected a bit more because of the personal chemistry. That was a bit of wishful thinking - look at Macron.
It's wishful thinking by some people, i am taking the party into the general election ... to end austerity, to bring forward policies that bring about a better standard of living and better opportunities for people all across this country. I am enjoying doing that.
I think that what's important is to always tell the truth, as long as they're telling the truth, there's nothing wrong with wishful thinking.
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- togarrachScottish Gaelic
- željan, čežnjivSerbo-Croatian
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