Definition of hopelessly in English:

hopelessly

Syllabification: hope·less·ly
Pronunciation: /ˈhōplisli
 
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adverb

  • 1In a way that shows or causes despair: she sighed hopelessly
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    • And as I watched that final, trying hopelessly not to cry, consumed with indignant anger, my reality television bubble burst.
    • And Casey has shown that the Tigers can go head-to-head with the Hawthorn board and beat it hopelessly.
    • And we know he goes to Mass, frequently and hopelessly, lingering afterwards for an angry, ongoing dialogue with his patient priest (Brian O'Byrne).
  • 2 [as submodifier] Used to emphasize that a situation is beyond hope of improvement; irredeemably: before long, he was hopelessly lost she is hopelessly in love with him
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    • The bulk of the adult population still farms tiny plots of hopelessly unproductive land in grinding poverty.
    • Many times different versions of news appear to be hopelessly contradictory with each other.
    • I turned my attention back to the ute, which was hopelessly bogged in thick black mud.

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