Student Thesaurus

One entry found for hopeless.
Entry Word: hopeless
Function: adjective
Text: 1 not capable of being cured or reformed <a hopeless optimist who looked for the good in everyone and everything> <a hopeless criminal who spent most of his life in jail>
Synonyms incorrigible, incurable, irrecoverable, irredeemable, irremediable, irretrievable, unrecoverable, unredeemable
Related Words irreparable, irreversible; unpromising; impenitent, unreformed, unregenerate, unrepentant
Near Antonyms reversible; promising; penitent, repentant; repairable, reparable, salvageable
Antonyms correctable, curable, reclaimable, recoverable, redeemable, reformable, remediable, retrievable
2 emphasizing or expecting the worst <feeling hopeless about ever finding her lost cat> -- see PESSIMISTIC 1
3 incapable of being solved or accomplished <keeping this desk organized is hopeless> -- see IMPOSSIBLE