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hopeful

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  • adjoptimistic, expectant
  • adjpromising, auspicious
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Synonyms for hopeful

adj optimistic, expectant
  • buoyant
  • cheerful
  • comfortable
  • confident
  • eager
  • enthusiastic
  • rosy
  • sanguine
  • trusting
  • upbeat
  • calm
  • content
  • faithful
  • high
  • anticipating
  • anticipative
  • assured
  • at ease
  • blithe
  • elated
  • emboldened
  • expecting
  • forward-looking
  • hoping
  • inspirited
  • keeping the faith
  • lighthearted
  • looking forward to
  • reassured
  • rose-colored
  • satisfied
  • serene
  • trustful
  • unflagging

Antonyms for hopeful

  • apathetic
  • depressed
  • disinterested
  • down
  • heavy
  • hopeless
  • pale
  • pessimistic
  • sad
  • unenthusiastic
  • unhappy
  • upset
  • despairing
  • desperate
  • despondent
  • discouraged
  • fearful
  • gloomy
  • inauspicious
  • low
  • pointless
  • unpromising
  • wretched
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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