pious hope/wish


: something that is hoped for but will probably not happen
His speech contained no practical solutions, just the pious hope that the war would end soon.

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“Pious hope/wish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pious%20hope%2Fwish. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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