hope-fulness

hopeful

[hohp-fuhl]
adjective
1.
full of hope; expressing hope: His hopeful words stimulated optimism.
2.
exciting hope; promising advantage or success: a hopeful prospect.
noun
3.
a person who shows promise or aspires to success: the Democratic presidential hopeful.

Origin:
1560–70; hope + -ful

hopefulness, noun
unhopeful, adjective
unhopefully, adverb


1. expectant; sanguine, optimistic, confident.
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hopeful (ˈhəʊpfʊl)
 
adj
1.  having or expressing hope
2.  giving or inspiring hope; promising
 
n
3.  a person considered to be on the brink of success (esp in the phrase a young hopeful)
 
'hopefulness
 
n

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