unhopeful


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unhopeful

(ʌnˈhəʊpfʊl)
adj
without hope; unpromising
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unhopeful - showing utter resignation or hopelessnessunhopeful - showing utter resignation or hopelessness; "abject surrender"
hopeless - without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success; "in an agony of hopeless grief"; "with a hopeless sigh he sat down"
Translations

unhopeful

[ʌnˈhəʊpfʊl] ADJ [prospect] → poco alentador, poco prometedor; [person] → pesimista
References in classic literature ?
Waule, on whom, as an unhopeful woman, those long words had a depressing effect.
However, this year, the Christmas cheer seems to have deserted him, as he is jobless and unhopeful.
The tire explodes and destroys the continuity of the journey, arrests us where we never meant to pause, in an unhopeful place where it seems nothing could happen.
Whether through my unhopeful opinion of someone, my silent sentences that criticize him, my words grinding away in the privacy of a moving car, my neglect to help, or my refusal to notice when help is needed--each failure of mercy denies the community a bit of healing that might have happened.
What is striking in these figures is that proportion of the unhopeful has risen above that of the hopefuls for the first time under AKP rule.
The BHC followed the story, play by play, in Sheila's medical record as lab results came in, as specialist consult notes framed new but unhopeful hypotheses, and in team meetings aimed at sorting out how to provide comfort to her as interventions failed.