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hope•less



Pronunciation: (hōp'lis), [key]
adj.
1. providing no hope; beyond optimism or hope; desperate: a hopeless case of cancer.
2. without hope; despairing: hopeless grief.
3. impossible to accomplish, solve, resolve, etc.: Balancing my budget is hopeless.
4. not able to learn or act, perform, or work as desired; inadequate for the purpose: As a bridge player, you're hopeless.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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