Synonyms of wishful


1. desirous (vs. undesirous), wishful, appetent, athirst(predicate), hungry(predicate), thirsty(predicate), avid, devouring(prenominal), esurient, greedy, covetous, envious, jealous, nostalgic, homesick

usage: having or expressing desire for something; "desirous of high office"; "desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem"

2. aspirant, aspiring(prenominal), wishful, ambitious (vs. unambitious)

usage: desiring or striving for recognition or advancement

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Definition and meaning of wishful (Dictionary)