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1. hopeful

adjective. ['ˈhoʊpfəl'] having or manifesting hope.

Synonyms

  • anticipant
  • expectant
  • encouraging
  • optimistic

Antonyms

  • pessimistic
  • hopeless
  • unhelpful
  • unsupportive

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • hope (English)
  • hope (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Hopeful

  • apfel
  • apocryphal
  • awful
  • awful
  • baffle
  • baleful
  • bashful
  • beautiful
  • biffle
  • blissful
  • boastful
  • bountiful
  • bountiful
  • careful
  • cheerful
  • coffel
  • colorful
  • cranfill
  • deceitful
  • deceitful

How do you spell hopeful? Is it hopefull ?

A common misspelling of hopeful is hopefull

Example sentences of the word hopeful


1. Adjective
Although it is a pilot program, they are hopeful that it will yield positive results.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Posters can include words and pictures and must stick to the hopeful and positive mood.

Quotes containing the word hopeful


1. I'm hopeful. I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington, obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure.
- George W. Bush

2. Hopeful thinking can get you out of your fear zone and into your appreciation zone.
- Martha Beck

3. I'm hopeful. I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington, obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure.
- George W. Bush

2. hopeful

adjective. ['ˈhoʊpfəl'] full or promise.

Synonyms

  • promising
  • auspicious

Antonyms

  • unambitious
  • nonpregnant
  • unreassuring

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • hope (English)
  • hope (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. hopeful

noun. ['ˈhoʊpfəl'] an ambitious and aspiring young person.

Synonyms

  • applier
  • aspirer
  • wannabee
  • wannabe
  • applicant

Antonyms

  • neutral
  • dull
  • unpolished
  • colorless

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • hope (English)
  • hope (Middle English (1100-1500))
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