Examples of wishful in a Sentence
her wishful attempts to change her husband's bad habits
Recent Examples of wishful from the Web
Given the Mets’ recent history with injuries, relying on players like that could prove to be wishful thinking.
Not unlike that President, Minaj’s preoccupation with numbers also reflects an element of wishful thinking.
Wishful thinking had rumors circulating that a remake/sequel of Ninja Gaiden Black would be finding its way to the 360 in the form of Ninja Gaiden Sigma.
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First Known Use of wishful
WISHFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wishful for English Language Learners
: showing a belief that something will happen or succeed even though it is not likely to happen or succeed
WISHFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of wishful for Students
: having, showing, or based on a wish
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