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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (39)
  • Still, I really wanted to feel a deeper sense of hopelessness from the diggers.
  • The bipartisan committment to hopelessness is thus ensured for another four years.
  • What struck me most about I Am Legend was how it comprised a study in hopelessness and despair.
  • Marbois, represented to him in the strongest terms the hopelessness of the undertaking on which he proposed to embark. for more
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