But their hopes for a bright future may have been wishful thinking.
Our quest for better leaders—“Change we can believe in”— is wishful thinking.
Sometimes the wishful thinking was done by well-known individuals—the Dalai Lama and Ralph Bunche.
But it's the only answer that doesn't rely on wishful thinking.
But the idea he is going to attract droves of non-traditional Republican supporters is nothing more than wishful thinking.
He was happy, but still he turned with longing eyes and wishful heart to the North.
We are weary of our voyage of discovery and wishful to arrive at the promised land.
Alone in his room at the hotel, Bartley wondered what would have happened if wishful had not rapped Panhandle on the head.
I have been wishful to feel upon my brow the pressure of the great crown.
wishful's respect for the Easterner had been greatly enhanced by the recent horse-deal.