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synonyms for unhopeful

  • defeatist
  • negative
  • cheerless
  • dejected
  • dispirited
  • gloomy
  • hopeless
  • unhappy
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How to use unhopeful in a sentence

I am all unhopeful, all unpeaceful, all a desperate Languor and a tragic Futileness: I am an unspeakably untoward thing.
I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
I was weary and unhopeful, and so, perhaps, trod more safely the somewhat devious and perplexing path that lay before me.
RUTLEDGEMIRIAM COLES HARRIS
"I will go and see," and I ran out again, still not unhopeful.
CARETTE OF SARKJOHN OXENHAM
Hence, he was at no loss to account for the exile's flight afield, or for his unhopeful present attitude.
THE GRAFTERSFRANCIS LYNDE
“The name sounds sort of unhopeful,” ventured Mr. Gubb timidly.
PHILO GUBB CORRESPONDENCE-SCHOOL DETECTIVEELLIS PARKER BUTLER
Books she sought in every accessible, and found occasionally in an unhopeful quarter.
HEATHER AND SNOWGEORGE MACDONALD
She told all this with the resigned and unhopeful manner of one who has always been accustomed to suffer.
AN "ATTIC" PHILOSOPHER, COMPLETEEMILE SOUVESTRE
I have heard much the same noises proceed from the throat of an unhopeful pig engaged in some minor investigation.
THE JERVAISE COMEDYJ. D. BERESFORD
The lethargic character of their ambassador here gives a very unhopeful aspect to a treaty on this ground.
THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS JEFFERSON, VOL. I (OF 9)THOMAS JEFFERSON
It would be quite wrong, however, to regard Redmond's attitude in these days as unhopeful.
JOHN REDMOND'S LAST YEARSSTEPHEN GWYNN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UNHOPEFUL

  • cheerless
  • defeatist
  • dejected
  • dispirited
  • gloomy
  • hopeless
  • negative
  • unhappy
  • unhopeful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.