Related formshope·less·ly, adverbhope·less·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for hopeless
Society itself must be changed, right out from under our hopeless cases.
Anyone who takes pot shots at a lovely wading bird is a hopeless defective, in my view, an evolutionary mistake.
The Economist cover in 2000 dubbed it “The Hopeless Continent,” with a photo of a grinning, heavily armed soldier.How I Got Addicted to Africa (and Wrote a Thriller About It)|Todd Moss|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This year, the president is asking Congress for $500 million to train and equip the very rebels Obama thinks are hopeless.Obama Stifled Hillary’s Syria Plans and Ignored Her Iraq Warnings for Years|Josh Rogin|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mumford Sons, “Hopeless Wanderer” That one time Jason Bateman, Ed Helms, Will Forte, and Jason Sudeikis had a jam session.Andrew Garfield in ‘We Exist’ and More Celebrities in Music Videos|Marina Watts|May 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is to be found in the hopeless, faithless, lifeless members of our own organization.
The reason why I do not spend my days in despair and my nights in hopeless weeping simply is that I am in love with my own ruin.The Journal of a Disappointed Man|Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion
James indeed was already talking of flight, and looked upon the game as hopeless.History of the English People, Volume VII (of 8)|John Richard Green
But things are not so hopeless as they might be so I am far from despair.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
The attempt to refine tragedy was as hopeless as the attempt to moralise comedy.English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century|Leslie Stephen