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See definition of hopelessly on Dictionary.com
  • adv.without hope
  • adv.giving small ground for hope

synonyms for hopelessly

  • desperately
  • sadly
  • dispiritedly
  • cynically
  • darkly
  • dejectedly
  • desolately
  • despairingly
  • despondently
  • disconsolately
  • dismally
  • emptily
  • gloomily
  • pessimistically
  • spiritlessly
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antonyms for hopelessly

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  • confidently
  • expectantly
  • hopefully
  • hopefully
  • expectantly
  • confidently
  • calmly
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How to use hopelessly in a sentence

In the later half of the campaign of 1806 he hopelessly failed to make any headway against the Russians east of the Vistula.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
"But it was n't a lie," Punch would begin, charging into a laboured explanation that landed him more hopelessly in the mire.
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Fortunately he did not live long enough after his brother hopelessly to embitter his daughter's youth.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
And so the Portsmouth Road was kept open in that wild winter, while most of the main roads in England were hopelessly snowed up.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
It would be the just man immolating himself uselessly and hopelessly for his country.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Individual genius can only struggle hopelessly with the shackles of a conventional system.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
He had been very wild and violent, and the intimation that he was hopelessly intoxicated was not very carefully concealed.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
But the particular flower of the flock to whom I have hopelessly lost my heart is Tibby Birse.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
I cannot tell you how hopelessly or fearfully I suffered, or what depths of despondency and despair and blackness I was cast into.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
Also, nature had conspired against Henry by handing him with a pair of hopelessly myopic eyes.
TIME ENOUGH AT LASTLYN VENABLE
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WORDS RELATED TO HOPELESSLY

  • appallingly
  • fearfully
  • hopelessly
  • shockingly
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