What does hopeless mean?

Definitions for hopelessˈhoʊp lɪs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hopeless.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hopeless(adj)

    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"

  2. hopeless(adj)

    of a person unable to do something skillfully

    "I'm hopeless at mathematics"

  3. hopeless(adj)

    certain to fail

    "the situation is hopeless"

  4. hopeless(adj)

    (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"

Wiktionary

  1. hopeless(Adjective)

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

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

  2. hopeless(Adjective)

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

    A hopeless cause.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hopeless(adj)

    destitute of hope; having no expectation of good; despairing

  2. Hopeless(adj)

    giving no ground of hope; promising nothing desirable; desperate; as, a hopeless cause

  3. Hopeless(adj)

    unhoped for; despaired of

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hopeless in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hopeless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Clare Boothe Luce:

    There are no hopeless situations; There are only people who have grown hopeless about them.

  2. Alan Henning A taxi driver:

    The way I saw it, I didn't have a choice, this is what I was put here to do. I guess I am just a hopeless romantic, and I am an idealist, and I believe in hopeless causes.

  3. Rachel Miller:

    A person with a disability can feel hopeless and isolated, and I think that can happen to parents, too. Jeff probably saw that with us, john was never expected to be an athlete.

  4. Otto Ng:

    It feels a bit depressed and hopeless, but at the same time this is just the beginning, it's not the end.... We still haven't got what we wanted, it's awakened the Hong Kong people.

  5. Otto Ng:

    It feels a bit depressed and hopeless, but at the same time this is just the beginning, it's not the end.... We still haven't got what we wanted..... It's awakened the Hong Kong people.

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