Synonyms of hopeless


1. hopeless (vs. hopeful), abject, unhopeful, black, bleak, dim, despairing, desperate, despondent, heartsick, forlorn, futureless, helpless, lost, insoluble, discouraging, impossible, pessimistic

usage: without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success; "in an agony of hopeless grief"; "with a hopeless sigh he sat down"

2. hopeless, unskilled (vs. skilled)

usage: of a person unable to do something skillfully; "I'm hopeless at mathematics"

3. hopeless, impossible (vs. possible)

usage: certain to fail; "the situation is hopeless"

4. hopeless, bad (vs. good)

usage: (informal to emphasize how bad it is) beyond hope of management or reform; "she handed me a hopeless jumble of papers"; "he is a hopeless romantic"

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