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Feeling or inspiring optimism about a future event,
  1. Feeling or inspiring optimism about a future event
    • - a hopeful sign
    • - he remained hopeful that something could be worked out
  1. A person likely or hoping to succeed
    • - a leading gubernatorial hopeful

  1. aspirant: an ambitious and aspiring young person; "a lofty aspirant"; "two executive hopefuls joined the firm"; "the audience was full of Madonna wannabes"
  2. having or manifesting hope; "a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets"; "found a hopeful way of attacking the problem"
  3. bright: full or promise; "had a bright future in publishing"; "the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career"; "a hopeful new singer on Broadway"
  4. (hopefully) with hope; in a hopeful manner; "we searched hopefully for a good position"
  5. (hopefulness) full of hope
  6. (hopefulness) the feeling you have when you have hope
  7. (Hopefully) In linguistics, a disjunct is a type of adverbial adjunct that expresses information that is not considered essential to the sentence it appears in, but which is considered to be the speaker's or writer's attitude towards, or descriptive statement of, the propositional content of the ...
  8. (The Hopefuls) The Hopefuls, formerly known as The Olympic Hopefuls, are an indie-pop group from Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Hopefuls won both the Artist of the Year and Best Pop Artist awards at the 2005 Minnesota Music Awards.
  9. Somebody who is hoping for success or victory; Feeling hope; Inspiring hope
  10. (Hopefully) We know there’s a problem, butwe never remember what it is. Ironically. Almost always used incorrectly, so let’s not bother.
  11. Candidate for nomination by a political party to a public office, esp. a candidate for the Republican or Democratic presidential nomination who does not become the party's nominee.
  12. Short for the White Lion Hopefuls MOBs