hopeful definition

  • adjective:
    • Having or manifesting hope.
    • Inspiring hope; guaranteeing.
    • experiencing hope.
    • Inspiring hope.
    • high in hope, or acceptable hope; inclined to hope; expectant.
    • Having attributes which excite hope; affording promise of good or of success
    • having or manifesting hope
    • complete or vow
  • noun:
    • somebody who aspires to success or which reveals promise of succeeding, specially as a political applicant: several presidential hopefuls.
    • an individual who is longing for success or success.
    • an even more or less wilful, problematic, or incorrigible girl or boy, regarded ironically as increasing hope associated with household.
    • an ambitious and aspiring young person
  • others:
    • packed with hope; having need with expectation of its fulfilment.
    • Having qualities which excite hope; guaranteeing benefit or success: since, a hopeful prospect: frequently used ironically.
    • Synonyms Confident, sanguine, buoyant, enthusiastic.

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