Definition of hopeless


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • hopeless is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 13 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • hopeless is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 14 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of hopeless

  • certain to fail (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the situation is hopeless

  • (informal to emphasize how bad it is) beyond hope of management or reform (adjective)

    Examples

    1. she handed me a hopeless jumble of papers
    2. he is a hopeless romantic

  • of a person unable to do something skillfully (adjective)

    Examples

    1. I'm hopeless at mathematics

  • without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success (adjective)

    Examples

    1. in an agony of hopeless grief
    2. with a hopeless sigh he sat down

See definition of hopeless in Merriam Webster