Examples from the Web for wishful
Our quest for better leaders—“Change we can believe in”— is wishful thinking.
But the idea he is going to attract droves of non-traditional Republican supporters is nothing more than wishful thinking.
Sometimes the wishful thinking was done by well-known individuals—the Dalai Lama and Ralph Bunche.
At least 65 Peace Prizes have been awarded for wishful thinking.
Does a Middle East foreign policy determined by wishful thinking and poor information sound familiar?America, Once Again Dazed and Confused in the Middle East|Scott Anderson|September 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He was, moreover, genuinely interested in the men, and wishful to know how they conducted themselves in their new spheres.A Tatter of Scarlet|S. R. Crockett
As for me, I was ready to sink deep into the ground with despondency, wishful to rise never more.The Dew of Their Youth|S. R. Crockett
I hoped that I was correct; maybe it was wishful thinking, but I claim that right.Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
I remember when a young man, wishful to conform to the rules of good society, I bought a book of etiquette for gentlemen.The Angel and the Author - and Others|Jerome K. Jerome
“Do not be so sure I am wishful to ridicule,” answered the Minor Poet.Tea-Table Talk|Jerome K. Jerome