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1. (a) without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success; "in an agony of hopeless grief" "with a hopeless sigh he sat down"
2. (s) of a person unable to do something skillfully; "I''m hopeless at mathematics"
3. (s) certain to fail; "the situation is hopeless"
4. (s) (informal to emphasize how bad it is) beyond hope of management or reform; "she handed me a hopeless jumble of papers" "he is a hopeless romantic"
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