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Hopefull vs. Hopeful

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Hopefulladjective

archaic form of hopeful

Hopefuladjective

Feeling hope.

‘I have been very hopeful.’; ‘I am hopeful that I will recover from the disease.’;

Hopefuladjective

Inspiring hope.

Hopefulnoun

Somebody who is hoping for success or victory, especially as a candidate in a political election

‘Several presidential hopefuls are campaigning in New Hampshire this week.’;

Hopefuladjective

Full of hope, or agreeable expectation; inclined to hope; expectant.

‘Men of their own natural inclination hopeful and strongly conceited.’;

Hopefuladjective

Having qualities which excite hope; affording promise of good or of success; as, a hopeful youth; a hopeful prospect.

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Hopefulnoun

an ambitious and aspiring young person;

‘a lofty aspirant’; ‘two executive hopefuls joined the firm’; ‘the audience was full of Madonna wannabes’;

Hopefuladjective

having or manifesting or inspiring hope;

‘a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets’; ‘found a hopeful way of attacking the problem’;

Hopefuladjective

presaging good fortune;

‘she made a fortunate decision to go to medical school’; ‘rosy predictions’;

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