Synonyms of hopeless in English:

hopeless


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adjective

1‘Jess looked at him in mute hopeless appeal’

SYNONYMS
despairing, without hope, in despair, desperate, dejected, downhearted, despondent, demoralized, disconsolate, downcast, wretched, woebegone, forlorn, negative, pessimistic, defeatist, resigned
ANTONYMS

optimistic

2‘she gave up on him as a hopeless case’

SYNONYMS
irremediable, beyond hope, lost, beyond remedy, beyond repair, beyond recovery, irreparable, irreversible, incorrigible, despaired of
past cure, incurable, grave, fatal, deadly
ANTONYMS

remediable, curable

3‘although the situation was hopeless, they sent in more troops’

SYNONYMS
impossible, beyond hope, with no chance of success, useless, no-win, futile, unworkable, impracticable, forlorn, pointless, vain
archaic bootless, parlous
ANTONYMS

hopeful

4‘Joseph was hopeless at school’

SYNONYMS
very bad, very poor, awful, terrible, dreadful, appalling, frightful, atrocious, inferior, incompetent, inadequate, ineffective
informal pathetic, useless, lousy, rotten, a dead loss, abysmal, dire
British informal duff, rubbish, a load of pants, unable to do something for toffee, unable to do something to save one's life
ANTONYMS

accomplished