Examples from the Web for hopelessness
When I asked why he stayed as long as he did, James said hopelessness kept him hooked.
Some express a feeling of hopelessness and that their intractable sadness will never abate.
When the talks crashed, it created a sense of hopelessness that contributed to the environment in which the violence took place.Everyone Says John Kerry Should Stay Out of the Middle East|Josh Rogin|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But even her resilient stance carries a strong sense of hopelessness.
The low pay, the poor lights, the fleabag hotels, the maniacal fans, the hopelessness of it all.The Great Paul Hemphill Celebrates the Long Gone Birmingham Barons|Paul Hemphill|March 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes she too had a feeling of hopelessness; it was probably the same thing now with Flo.Beginners Luck|Emily Hahn
A hopelessness, alike of life and death, rose about him in a tide.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
Martin had intended to reply, but he was struck by the hopelessness of it.Martin Eden|Jack London
He groaned as he realized the hopelessness of the situation.Melomaniacs|James Huneker
In the big man's eyes, bitterness and hopelessness glittered.Wizard|Laurence Mark Janifer (AKA Larry M. Harris)