Antonyms of HOPEFUL

Examples of usage:

  1. It makes one feel young and hopeful- jolly; doesn't it? "A Prisoner in Fairyland" by Algernon Blackwood
  2. " Something may have happened to delay him," said the manager in tones that showed he did not believe his own hopeful words. "Jimmy Kirkland and the Plot for a Pennant" by Hugh S. Fullerton
  3. The rest depends upon you, and you alone, and I am not very hopeful about it. "The Great Impersonation" by E. Phillips Oppenheim

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