Translation of hopelessly in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈhəʊpləsli; ˈhəʊplɪsli/


  • 1.1 (irredeemably) (as intensifier/como palabra enfática) they were hopelessly lost estaban totalmente or completamente perdidos he was hopelessly in love estaba perdidamente enamorado he's hopelessly lazy es un auténtico vago or un vago incorregible
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (without hope) sin esperanzas
    More example sentences
    • 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).

Definition of hopelessly in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day plana
page …
Cultural fact of the day

The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.