Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
used for saying that someone has a tendency to look at things in a positive or a negative way
feeling or showing no hope
feeling sad and without hope
thinking that the worst thing will happen in every situation
without any reasons to feel happy or hopeful
someone who is dejected has lost all their hope or enthusiasm, especially because they have failed at something
a broken person has lost all hope and enthusiasm, because of bad experiences
feeling that a situation is so bad that nothing you can do will change it
giving more attention or emphasis to bad possibilities than good ones
believing that you cannot prevent things from happening, especially bad things
in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders
a person or team that does not win a competition or race but is second, or is close to winning
be reversed; be as if it had never happened
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.
Free thesaurus definition of without hope from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.