Synonyms for hopefulˈhoʊp fəl

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms and similiar words for the term hopeful

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aspirant, aspirer, hopeful, wannabe, wannabee(adj)

    an ambitious and aspiring young person

    Synonyms:
    aspirer, hopeful, wannabee, aspirant, wannabe

    Antonyms:
    heartsick, insoluble, helpless, inauspicious, futureless, forlorn, lost, hopeless, bleak, despondent, black, despairing, unhopeful, unfortunate, dim, desperate, abject

  2. hopeful(adj)

    having or manifesting hope

    Synonyms:
    promising, bright

    Antonyms:
    helpless, dim, abject, inauspicious, despairing, futureless, bleak, lost, insoluble, desperate, heartsick, hopeless, unhopeful, forlorn, black, despondent, unfortunate

  3. bright, hopeful, promising(adj)

    full or promise

    Synonyms:
    smart, hopeful, vivid, promising, shiny, undimmed, bright, shining, brilliant, lustrous, burnished

    Antonyms:
    lost, futureless, bleak, black, unhopeful, dim, hopeless, inauspicious, helpless, abject, unfortunate, heartsick, despondent, forlorn, despairing, insoluble, desperate

Wiktionary

  1. hopeful(noun)

    Antonyms:
    desperate, hopeless

  2. hopeful(adjective)

    Feeling hope.

    Antonyms:
    desperate, hopeless

  3. hopeful(adjective)

    Inspiring hope.

    Antonyms:
    hopeless, desperate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

promising, optimistic, confident, encouraging, hope, upbeat


Translations for hopeful

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for hopeful »

Translation

Find a translation for the hopeful synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these hopeful synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"hopeful." Synonyms.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 29 Aug. 2015. <http://www.synonyms.net/synonym/hopeful>.

Are we missing a good synonym for hopeful?

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for hopeful:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.