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- adv. In a manner showing no hope
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a hopeless manner; without hope; utterly; irretrievably.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a dispirited manner without hope
- adv. in a hopeless manner
- adv. without hope; desperate because there seems no possibility of comfort or success
IT WAS SO PATHETIC! but that's what you call hopelessly romantic?
Republicans want to repeal what they call a hopelessly flawed plan.
For who would use a term hopelessly tinged with religious dogmas and prejudices in order to refer to what is more accurately described as ignorance, fear, illness, or pathology?
As with every spring, the rains fall, the sun shines, and I remain hopelessly inept as a gardener.
As I've often said about Orson Scott Bigot, it continues to astound me that a field so dedicated to open minds continues to attract so many folks whose minds remain hopelessly closed ... and proudly so, at that!
Marketers remain hopelessly devoted to the medium.
Again, though, I was a young, idealistic socialist who wanted all of my favorite bands to remain hopelessly independent of the corporate labels.
In the same localities with the Bloodroot, though some days later, grows the Dog-Tooth Violet, -- a name hopelessly inappropriate, but likely never to be changed.
The time of his birth is very, -- Spiegel says "hopelessly" -- dark.
For one thing, there continues to be a risk that Iraq’s central government will remain hopelessly divided and ineffectual, which would make the possession of tanks essentially useless in preventing Iranian political domination.
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