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Synonyms for hope

a specific instance of feeling hopeful

the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled

grounds for feeling hopeful about the future

someone (or something) on which expectations are centered

United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (1903-2003)

one of the three Christian virtues

expect and wish

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be optimistic

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intend with some possibility of fulfilment

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Let's hope as its second year comes to a close this very month, the McCanns aren't being given false hope in order to justify the review's vast budget, it's 30-strong team of detectives and the fact that so far, it has found nothing to suggest Madeleine is actually alive.
President Yahya Jammeh said in 2007 he had found a remedy of boiled herbs to cure Aids, stirring anger among Western medical experts who claimed he was giving false hope to the sick.
Clearly your votes never turned into record sales, it's just cruel to give Christopher false hope of a pop career which he will never have.
They're not only spreading false hope, they're reducing the economic vitality of high streets.
Lead author Professor John Gordon said: "While we would not wish to give people false hope, this research holds potential for improvement in treatments in years to come.
SCHOOLS were last night accused of giving false hope to students by "over-egging" their abilities.
We've not given up, but it would be wrong for me to give false hope.
That's all Cannard did for us, gave us false hope and false comfort.
But Shadow trade and industry secretary Alan Duncan accused Mr Brown and Mr Darling of giving false hope to the Vauxhall workers by travelling to the factory for a "photo opportunity".
It is psychologically cruel to provide people distressed by their sexual orientation with the false hope of change.
However much we hope for a fundamental repudiation of governments who have undermined what vestiges of democracy exist through basic deceit, we should be tempted neither by false hope or despair in the result to come this week and next month.
It is a cosmetic exercise that only stigmatises many young people and gives false hope to neighbourhoods blighted by bad behaviour.
But when patience prevents us from running from the painful moment in the false hope of finding our treasure elsewhere, we can slowly begin to see that the fullness of time is already here and that salvation is already taking place.
Education is shown here as a false hope but also as a means of discipline through which certain kinds of subjectivity are created.
Your offer gave him false hope and may have caused him to miss a real offer.