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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hopefulnessnoun

    full of hope

  2. hopefulnessnoun

    the feeling you have when you have hope


  1. hopefulnessnoun

    The property of being hopeful.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Hopefulnessnoun

    Promise of good; likelihood to succeed.

    Etymology: from hopeful.

    Set down beforehand certain signatures of hopefulness, or characters, whereby may be timely described what the child will prove in probability. Henry Wotton.


  1. hopefulness

    Hope is an optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes with respect to events and circumstances in one's life or the world at large. As a verb, its definitions include: "expect with confidence" and "to cherish a desire with anticipation."Among its opposites are dejection, hopelessness, and despair.


  1. hopefulness

    Hopefulness refers to a state of mind where one is optimistic and has a positive expectation of future outcomes, often related to specific life events or situations. It is the feeling of belief or desire that something good will happen or a particular outcome will occur.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hopefulness in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hopefulness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of hopefulness in a Sentence

  1. David Karp:

    My decision comes after months of reflection on my personal ambitions, and at no cost to my hopefulness for Tumblr's future or the impact I know it can have.

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