hopeful
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈhoʊpfəl/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈhəʊpfəl/
Adjective

hopeful

  1. feeling hope
    I have been very hopeful.
    I am hopeful that I will recover from the disease.
  2. inspiring hope
Antonyms Translations Translations
  • Russian: обнадёживающий
Noun

hopeful (plural hopefuls)

  1. somebody who is hoping for success or victory, especially as a candidate in a political election
    Several presidential hopefuls are campaigning in New Hampshire this week.



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