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Meaning of HOPELESSNESS

Pronunciation:  'howplisnes

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  the despair you feel when you have abandoned hope of comfort or success
 

HOPELESSNESS is a 12 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Antonyms: hopefulness
 
 See Also: despair

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: absurdity, acedia, aloofness, apathy, ataraxia, ataraxy, benumbedness, blah, blahs, blank despondency, comatoseness, death wish, dejectedness, dejection, depression, despair, despondency, despondentness, detachment, discouragement, disheartenment, disinterest, dispassion, dispiritedness, down trip, downcastness, downer, downheartedness, drooping spirits, dullness, heartlessness, hebetude, impossibility, impossible, impossibleness, inappetence, inconceivability, indifference, insouciance, lack of appetite, languidness, lethargicalness, lethargy, listlessness, low spirits, lowness, lowness of spirit, malaise, no chance, nonchalance, not a prayer, numbness, oppression, oxymoron, paradox, passiveness, passivity, pessimism, phlegm, phlegmaticalness, phlegmaticness, plucklessness, resignation, resignedness, Schmerz, self-contradiction, self-destructive urge, sinking heart, sloth, Slough of Despond, sluggishness, sopor, soporifousness, spiritlessness, spunklessness, stupefaction, stupor, suicidal despair, supineness, taedium vitae, the impossible, torpidity, torpidness, torpor, unconcern, unimaginability, unthinkability, weariness of life, what cannot be, what cannot happen, withdrawnness
 

 

 

 

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