Hope"ful (?), a.
Full of hope, or agreeable expectation; inclined to hope; expectant.
Men of their own natural inclination hopeful and strongly conceited.
Having qualities which excite hope; affording promise of good or of success; as, a hopeful youth; a hopeful prospect.
-- Hope"ful*ly, adv. -- Hope"ful*ness, n.
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