The twist, when it comes, makes O. Henry look like a hopeless pansy.
Experiments showed that chimps, the animal closest to humans, were hopeless at reading what Hare calls ‘communicative intention’.
Nation building in a country as destitute and decentralized as Afghanistan, he argued, was hopeless.
As the Rihanna song goes, “We found love in a hopeless place.”
He took extra time with us because our situation was so hopeless.
"No, it will not come," I said to myself at last in hopeless despair.
In a land of great wealth, families must not live in hopeless poverty.
“That boy is hopeless,” groaned Jack, as they retraced their steps to look for him.
But four against one—and such a four as these—was hopeless odds.
This is music which it is hopeless to attempt to justify or promote.