Part of speech:
Without hope; desperate
In low spirits; depressed; disheartened
The definition of melancholy is someone or something that is sad or gloomy.
The definition of cynical is having a belief that people only do things to serve their own needs.
Making or implying threats:
Extreme, in a bad sense; outrageous.
Causing or suggesting dejection; cheerless
Having no useful result; ineffectual:
The definition of sinister is a person or thing that threatens harm or misfortune.
Not willing to change or be persuaded; resolute:
That cannot be revoked, recalled, or undone; unalterable
Being such that a cure is impossible; not curable:
That cannot be retrieved, recovered, restored, or recalled
(Archaic) Lacking in sense; foolish
That cannot be turned inside out, run backward, etc.
Not reparable; that cannot be repaired, mended, remedied, etc.
Impossible to do or carry out:
Having or certain to have an evil fate or unlucky end
Of the nature of a disaster; causing great harm, damage, etc.; calamitous
Characterized by foreboding
Relating to or characteristic of dramatic tragedy or tragedies:
Very destructive; most unfortunate; disastrous
Not availing; futile; ineffectual
The definition of abandoned is something that is unwanted and left behind.
Carried away; absorbed:
Having no value, use, or significance; worthless; useless
Of no value or use; worthless
Having no purpose or reason; pointless; to no avail:
Not surmountable; that cannot be passed over or overcome; insuperable
Pleasing or desirable
(Colloquial, of a person) Very difficult to deal with.
Characterized by or resulting from despair; hopeless:
Impossible to remedy, correct, or repair; incurable or irreparable:
Having lost all hope
Inspiring or giving hope
Expecting the best in all possible ways.
The definition of auspicious is a situation that is positive or indicative of good things to come or is someone who is lucky.
The definition of bright is shining and full of light, mentally quick or witty.
Showing promise of success, excellence, etc.
The definition of propitious is someone that is helpful or generous.
Bright, promising, cheerful, etc.
Having or marked by expectation:
- Desperate implies such despair as makes one resort to extreme measures hunger makes men desperate
- Despairing implies utter loss of hope and may suggest the extreme dejection that results the despairing lover spoke of suicide
- Despondent implies a being in very low spirits because of a loss of hope and a sense of futility about continuing one's efforts her rejection of his proposal left him despondent
- Hopeless means having no expectation of, or showing no sign of, a favorable outcome a hopeless situation
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