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Feeling or causing despair about something,
  1. Feeling or causing despair about something
    • - his situation was obviously hopeless
    • - Jessica looked at him in mute hopeless appeal
  2. Inadequate; incompetent
    • - I'm hopeless at names

  1. 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. of a person unable to do something skillfully; "I'm hopeless at mathematics"
  3. certain to fail; "the situation is hopeless"
  4. (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"
  5. (hopelessly) dispiritedly: in a dispirited manner without hope; "the first Mozartian opera to be subjected to this curious treatment ran dispiritedly for five performances"
  6. (hopelessness) the despair you feel when you have abandoned hope of comfort or success
  7. The following is a list of episodes for Dawson's Creek, an American television series. Dawson's Creek was created by Kevin Williamson, who was the executive producer until the end of the show's second season. ...
  8. "Hopelessly'" is a pop song performed by English singer Rick Astley and written by Rob Fisher and him-self. It was produced by Gary Stevenson and Rick. The song was recorded for Astley's fourth album, Body & Soul. The single peaked at number 33 in UK charts. ...
  9. Destitute of hope; having no expectation of good; despairing; Giving no ground of hope; promising nothing desirable; desperate
  10. (Hopelessness) When you feel there is no way out of your predicament.
  11. (Hopelessness) a crucial end product of all neurosis, caused by failures to live up to one's "shoulds" and the partially or wholly unconscious knowledge of being thoroughly entangled in psychic conflict. At bottom, the mood that accompanies our failure to be who we are. (See sadistic trends.)
  12. (hopelessness) State of severe despair associated with feelings of inadequacy and isolation, an inability to act on one's behalf, and a belief that the situation is highly unlikely to improve.
  13. (hopelessness) having no hope, feeling of impossibility