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Overview of noun hopeful

The noun hopeful has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. aspirant, aspirer, hopeful, wannabe, wannabee

(an ambitious and aspiring young person; "a lofty aspirant"; "two executive hopefuls joined the firm"; "the audience was full of Madonna wannabes")


Overview of adj hopeful

The adj hopeful has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) hopeful

(having or manifesting hope; "a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets"; "found a hopeful way of attacking the problem")

2. (1) bright, hopeful, promising

(full or promise; "had a bright future in publishing"; "the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career"; "a hopeful new singer on Broadway")

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