Complete Definition of "hoping"

English

Etymology

hope + -ing|ing

Pronunciation
International_Phonetic_Alphabet|IPA: /hÉÊpɪÅ/
audio|en-us-hoping.ogg|Audio (US)

Verb
hoping

  1. present participle of|hope

Noun
en-noun
#desiring
#*"There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won't." â William Trogdon
#being optimistic toward
#*"I'm hoping the weather will be sunny tomorrow."

Synonyms

(desire): desiring, wanting
(optimism): trusting

Antonyms

(desire): undesiring, unwanting
(optimism): untrusting

Adjective
en-adj

#filled with or inspiring hope (uncommon)
#*"A hoping situation is not yet desolate."

Synonyms

(optimistic): desirable, hopeful, optimistic

vi:hoping

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