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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best

Usage examples (35)
  • (with that hopefulness which is so easy over other people's matters) "dared say that when all the snow was on, he wouldn't feel it."
  • Melville himself never lost his hopefulness and happy ardour.
  • There was a distinct note of reassurance and hopefulness in the air.
  • Mr. Fullerton's extravagant hopefulness sent a thrill along the nerves. for more
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