Forlorn-hope



noun
1.
a perilous or desperate enterprise.
2.
a vain hope.
3.
Obsolete. a group of soldiers assigned to perform some unusually dangerous service.
noun
1.
a hopeless or desperate enterprise
2.
a faint hope
3.
(obsolete) a group of soldiers assigned to an extremely dangerous duty

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    [fawr-lawrn] /fɔrˈlɔrn/ adjective 1. desolate or dreary; unhappy or miserable, as in feeling, condition, or appearance. 2. lonely and sad; forsaken. 3. expressive of hopelessness; despairing: forlorn glances. 4. bereft; destitute: forlorn of comfort. /fəˈlɔːn/ adjective 1. miserable, wretched, or cheerless; desolate 2. deserted; forsaken 3. (postpositive) foll by of. destitute; bereft: forlorn of hope […]

  • Forlornness

    [fawr-lawrn] /fɔrˈlɔrn/ adjective 1. desolate or dreary; unhappy or miserable, as in feeling, condition, or appearance. 2. lonely and sad; forsaken. 3. expressive of hopelessness; despairing: forlorn glances. 4. bereft; destitute: forlorn of comfort. /fəˈlɔːn/ adjective 1. miserable, wretched, or cheerless; desolate 2. deserted; forsaken 3. (postpositive) foll by of. destitute; bereft: forlorn of hope […]



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