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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hopefulness mean? 

  The noun HOPEFULNESS has 2 senses:

1. full of hope
2. the feeling you have when you have hope

  Familiarity information: HOPEFULNESS used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1hopefulness [BACK TO TOP]


Full of hope

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("hopefulness" is a kind of...):

condition; status (a state at a particular time)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "hopefulness"):

confidence (a state of confident hopefulness that events will be favorable)

anticipation; expectation (wishing with confidence of fulfillment)

Sense 2hopefulness [BACK TO TOP]


The feeling you have when you have hope

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Hypernyms ("hopefulness" is a kind of...):

hope (the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled)


hopelessness (the despair you feel when you have abandoned hope of comfort or success)

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