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Usage examples for hopeless

  1. A moment he paused and looked at me- hopeless. – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve
  2. It's hopeless to follow them, as we know nothing of the counthry, nor which direction they took. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  3. It looked so hopeless yesterday. – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  4. Isn't it an awfully hopeless sort of life? – Six Short Plays, Complete by John Galsworthy
  5. It looked a kind of hopeless business. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  6. Why, man, she's not hopeless! – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  7. We had sounded Mrs. Boppert ourselves, but she had seemed a very hopeless job, and I do not yet see how you got any water out of that stone- if you did. – That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green
  8. Do me a favor when you are there; go to Avignon and Vaucluse; when you come to Petrarch's house, think of me, for there I passed the most hopeless hours of my life. – Esther by Henry Adams
  9. It is more hopeless. – The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee
  10. His plans might immediately be seen to be hopeless. – This World Is Taboo by Murray Leinster
  11. It looked a little hopeless, to think of, at first. – The Wishing-Ring Man by Margaret Widdemer
  12. Is it so very hopeless, then? – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  13. A most hopeless person- absolutely no conversation. – The Heart of Una Sackville by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  14. If he could have caught a glimpse of Nora at that moment, lying on her bed and crying as if her heart would break, Mac might have found the situation less hopeless. – Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West by William MacLeod Raine
  15. You must know that the position is hopeless, said my friend. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  16. The situation looked hopeless. – A Yankee Flier in Italy by Rutherford G. Montgomery
  17. Well, in that case it's pretty hopeless! – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  18. Neither has yet been brought to realize how hopeless is the case of one without the other. – The Cow Puncher by Robert J. C. Stead
  19. And, as I said, that is not altogether hopeless, though it would not be honest to let you look for much success. – Tom Swift among the Fire Fighters or, Battling with Flames from the Air by Victor Appleton
  20. If it was hopeless- let it go! – Beyond by John Galsworthy
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