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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hopelesslyadverb

    in a hopeless manner

    "the papers were hopelessly jumbled"; "he is hopelessly romantic"

  2. dispiritedly, hopelesslyadverb

    in a dispirited manner without hope

    "the first Mozartian opera to be subjected to this curious treatment ran dispiritedly for five performances"

  3. hopelesslyadverb

    without hope; desperate because there seems no possibility of comfort or success

    "he hung his head hopelessly"; "`I must die,' he said hopelessly"

Wiktionary

  1. hopelesslyadverb

    In a manner showing no hope

Freebase

  1. Hopelessly

    "Hopelessly" is a pop song performed by English singer Rick Astley and written by Rob Fisher and himself. It was produced by Gary Stevenson and Rick. The song was recorded for Astley's fourth album, Body & Soul. The single peaked at number 33 in UK charts. It peaked 28 in the US and 3 in Canada. It is still a recurrent play on most North America hot AC stations. Astley retired shortly afterwards the release, making "Hopelessly" the last single he would release until 2001.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hopelessly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hopelessly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of hopelessly in a Sentence

  1. Leo Rosten:

    Every writer is a narcissist. This does not mean that he is vain; it only means that he is hopelessly self-absorbed.

  2. Ivo Markovic:

    Our politicians are hopelessly unable to hear and understand Pope Francis; they can only instrumentalize faith and God in the manner they have done so since the beginning.

  3. John Green:

    But I lacked the courage and she had a boyfriend and I was gawky and she was gorgeous and I was hopelessly boring and she was endlessly fascinating so I walked back to my room and collapsed on the bottom bunk, thinking that if people were rain, I was a drizzle and she was a hurricane.

  4. Sandeep Chamling Rai:

    For too long, reducing emissions and scaling up adaptation support has been hopelessly inadequate, this has resulted in worsening climate change impacts that exceed the ability of people and ecosystems to cope.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    According to them everything was really good in 2008, when we were going through the worst economic crisis in our lifetimes, unemployment and uninsured rates were up, we were hopelessly addicted to foreign oil and (Osama) bin Laden was still on the loose. This apparently was the golden age that I messed up.

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