Part of speech:
Having no hope; despairing:
The definition of hopeful is feeling or giving a positive or optimistic attitude about some event or about the future.
(Medicine, dated) Waiting for the efforts of nature, with little active treatment.
The definition of confident is to be certain about something or feeling sure of yourself and your abilities.
The definition of desperate is something sad or hopeless, or a feeling of really wanting something or of trying really hard to make something happen.
Sad or lonely, especially from being deserted or abandoned:
Having lost all hope
To yield (oneself) to any influence, emotion, passion, or power.
To have or cause pain
The definition of gloom is to feel or act sad.
To cause difficulty or distress to; distress or oppress.
To have hope (for)
To think, speak, or write about a matter in advance.
To consider reasonable or due:
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