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hopeless

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They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world. Someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.
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Etymology

hope + -less

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Adjective

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hopeless

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  1. Destitute of hope; having no expectation of good; despairing.
    I am a woman, friendless, hopeless. -Shakspeare.
  2. Giving no ground of hope; promising nothing desirable;
  3. desperate;
    A hopeless cause.

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