hopeful[ hohp-fuhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF hopeful
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HOPEFUL
We are bound to be hopeful, nor wrong our great-hearted father.
One of whom she had been hopeful, had disappeared—it was supposed with another man's wife.
She leaned over and kissed her father in a hopeful, pretty way.
Here the Union men were hopeful, but the news from the East was bad.
When that is removed, I am hopeful that we can take him without bloodshed.
He did not quite know how he was going to manage it, but he was hopeful still.
"I ain't as hopeful as I was a week ago," he admitted mildly.
Tip had turned his liberty to hopeful account by becoming a billiard-marker.
But the groans of the dying men were mingled still with hopeful cries.
The people are aroused and are united; some are hopeless, some hopeful.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HOPEFUL
- full of pep
- in good spirits
- in high spirits
- sunny side up