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hopeless

Saltos de línea: hope|less
Pronunciación: /ˈhəʊplɪs
 
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Definición de hopeless en inglés:

adjetivo

1Feeling or causing despair: Jess looked at him in mute hopeless appeal
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • That delicious uncertainty has been replaced by despairing, hopeless inevitability.
  • Finally, never leave the examination hall in despair, however hopeless things may seem.
  • In the light of the authorities to which I have already referred, that ground of appeal was clearly hopeless.
Sinónimos
despairing, without hope, in despair, desperate, dejected, downhearted, despondent, demoralized, disconsolate, downcast, wretched, woebegone, forlorn, negative, pessimistic, defeatist, resigned
irremediable, beyond hope, lost, beyond remedy, beyond repair, beyond recovery, irreparable, irreversible, incorrigible, despaired of;
past cure, incurable, grave, fatal, deadly
impossible, beyond hope, with no chance of success, useless, no-win, futile, unworkable, impracticable, forlorn, pointless, vain
archaic bootless, parlous
2chiefly British Very bad or incompetent: I’m hopeless at names
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The staff were good on smiles and sartorial smartness, but fairly hopeless at actually doing what was required of them.
  • My problem was that I was brilliant at English but hopeless at maths.
  • When will governments learn they are hopeless at running businesses?
Sinónimos
very bad, very poor, awful, terrible, dreadful, appalling, frightful, atrocious, inferior, incompetent, inadequate, ineffective
informal pathetic, useless, lousy, rotten, a dead loss, abysmal, dire
British informal duff, rubbish, a load of pants, unable to do something for toffee, unable to do something to save one's life

Derivados

hopelessness

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sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Then she would cry great gulping sobs of despair and misery and hopelessness.
  • I just feel myself sinking deeper into hopelessness and the worst depression I've ever felt.
  • In these two years there has been some reflection, much sadness, some hopelessness and some hope.

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