Hopeless



[hohp-lis] /ˈhoʊp lɪs/

adjective
1.
providing no ; beyond optimism or ; desperate:
a hopeless case of cancer.
2.
without ; 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.
/ˈhəʊplɪs/
adjective
1.
having or offering no hope
2.
impossible to analyse or solve
3.
unable to learn, function, etc
4.
(informal) without skill or ability
adj.

1560s, from hope (n.) + -less. Related: Hopelessly; hopelessness.

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