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hopeful

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of hopeful


hopeful

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hopeful

  1. one who seeks an office, honor, position, or award <the three mayoral hopefuls are going to debate on local TV> Synonyms applicant, applier, aspirant, campaigner, contender, expectant, candidate, prospect, seekerRelated Words competitor, contestant, entrant, entry, favorite, qualifier; dark horse, spoiler, stalking horse; crown prince, favorite son; claimant, pretender; nominee, running mateNear Antonyms incumbent, officeholder; awardee, honoree, inductee; dropoutAntonyms noncandidate


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