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Hopefully

Antonyms for hopefully:

hopelessly.

Synonyms for hopefully:

hopefully (adverb)

optimistically, aspiringly, faithfully.

longingly (adverb)

eagerly, Acquisitively, passionately, itchingly, covetously, fondly, expectantly, yearningly, amorously, greedily, hungrily, ardently, graspingly, urgently, longingly.

optimistically (adverb)

expectantly.

Sense 1

cheerfully.

Sense 2

ideally.

Sense 4

hope.

Other synonyms and related words:

hope, ideally, cheerfully.

hopefully (adverb)

faithfully, aspiringly, expectantly, yearningly, optimistically, eagerly.

longingly (adverb)

eagerly, Acquisitively, passionately, itchingly, covetously, fondly, expectantly, yearningly, amorously, greedily, hungrily, ardently, graspingly, urgently, longingly.

Sense 2 (noun)

ideally.

Usage examples for hopefully:

  • Only"- a degree more hopefully-" A sneeze isn't quite like denying real things, things that matter, is it?" - "Antony Gray,--Gardener", Leslie Moore.
  • " That's true," he said, more hopefully. - "The Metal Monster", A. Merritt.
  • Murgatroyd looked at her hopefully. - "This World Is Taboo", Murray Leinster.

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