What does hopeful mean?

Definitions for hopeful
ˈhoʊp fəlhope·ful

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aspirant, aspirer, hopeful, wannabe, wannabee(adj)

    an ambitious and aspiring young person

    "a lofty aspirant"; "two executive hopefuls joined the firm"; "the audience was full of Madonna wannabes"

  2. hopeful(adj)

    having or manifesting hope

    "a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets"; "found a hopeful way of attacking the problem"

  3. bright, hopeful, promising(adj)

    full or promise

    "had a bright future in publishing"; "the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career"; "a hopeful new singer on Broadway"

Wiktionary

  1. hopeful(Noun)

    Somebody who is hoping for success or victory.

    Several presidential hopefuls are campaigning in New Hampshire this week.

  2. hopeful(Adjective)

    Feeling hope.

  3. hopeful(Adjective)

    Inspiring hope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hopeful(adj)

    full of hope, or agreeable expectation; inclined to hope; expectant

  2. Hopeful(adj)

    having qualities which excite hope; affording promise of good or of success; as, a hopeful youth; a hopeful prospect

Freebase

  1. Hopeful

    "Hopeful" is a song by Japanese recording artist Ami Suzuki, taken from her fourth studio album -and first in Avex-, Around the World. The up-tempo, dance-pop song was written by Ami Suzuki and Shunsuke Yazaki.

How to pronounce hopeful?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say hopeful in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hopeful in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hopeful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of hopeful in a Sentence

  1. Ken Sereyrotha:

    With ongoing support and cooperation, we are hopeful that the number of turtles will continue to increase in the coming years.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Whoever that worries over and over again is faithless or hopeless. Yes! if you're faithful or hopeful you shouldn't be worried about anything, no matter what battles you. ~Emeasoba George

  3. Jeff King:

    We are very hopeful that the judge in this case will do the right thing and overturn Donald’s case on appeal, we’re also encouraged to see the U.S. State Department taking an active interest by sending personnel to attend his trial. Russia should not be allowed to get away with crushing religious freedom at no diplomatic cost to itself.

  4. Matthew Byrnes:

    We are hopeful that we will be successful with this filing.

  5. Janet Woodcock:

    We've completed the necessary reviews of the data to extend the expiration date by four months for specific lots of EpiPen that are expired or close to expiring. We're hopeful this action will ensure patients have access to this important medication and provide additional peace-of-mind to parents as the agency works with the manufacturer to increase supply.

Images & Illustrations of hopeful

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