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Hopeful

Pronunciation of Hopeful
/hˈə͡ʊpfə͡l/, /hˈə‍ʊpfə‍l/, /h_ˈəʊ_p_f_əl/

Antonyms for hopeful:

hopeless, desperate, inauspicious, bad, wretched, cloudy, despondent, threatening, gloomy, sad, despairing, depressed, dark, down, unhappy, low, pessimistic.

Synonyms for hopeful:

Sense 1

encouraged, hopefully, cheerful, uplifted, idealistic, ambitious, heartening, overoptimistic, forward-looking.

Sense 2

lucky, coming.

Sense 3

bullish.

Sense 4

visionary.

Sense 6

romantic.

Sense 13

positive.

encouraging

glad.

favorable

propitious.

heartening

cheering.

with child

pregnant.

Other synonyms and related words:

bright, encouraged, contender, applier, providential, positive, cheering, anticipative, wishful, fortunate, cheerful, heartening, burnished, likely, forward-looking, convincing, bullish, lucky, vivid, propitious, campaigner, aspirer, wannabe, sanguine, hopefully, pregnant, visionary, idealistic, ambitious, trusting, uplifted, anticipant, glad, would-be, wannabee.

all (adjective)

promising, bright.

believable (adjective)

convincing.

bright (adjective)

encouraging.

cheerful (adjective)

sanguine.

desirous (adjective)

covetous, grasping, hankering, passionate, longing, desirous, fond, acquisitive, hungry, expectant, Thirsting, eager, itching, wishful, Lusting, needful, yearning, ardent, amorous, urgent, greedy.

fortunate (adjective)

providential.

hopeful (adjective)

optimistic, desirous, faithful, expectant, eager, aspiring, trusting, yearning, sure.

optimistic, expectant (adjective)

eager, rose-colored, cheerful, sanguine, rosy, anticipative, forward-looking, trusting, faithful.

persuasive (adjective)

convincing.

promising (adjective)

favorable, golden, rose-colored, full of promise, encouraging, auspicious, utopian, rosy, promising, roseate.

promising, auspicious (adjective)

encouraging, fortunate, bright, heartening, propitious, golden, likely, providential, roseate, favorable, lucky, cheering.

Sense 1 (noun)

contender.

Sense 2 (noun)

cheerful.

Sense 3 (noun)

forward-looking, idealistic, uplifted, bullish, visionary, romantic, positive.

Sense 5 (noun)

likely, heartening, cheering.

hopeful (noun)

aspirant, wannabee, anticipant, wishful, aspiring, rosy, fortunate, aspirer, would-be, wannabe, expectant, auspicious, anticipative.

optimistic (noun)

trusting, sanguine, cheerful.

petitioner (noun)

bidder, candidate, communicant, suitor, aspirant, applicant, seeker, petitioner, claimant, competitor.

promising (verb)

likely.

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