Definition of 'hopeless'
- without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success; "in an agony of hopeless grief"; "with a hopeless sigh he sat down"
- of a person unable to do something skillfully; "I'm hopeless at mathematics"
- certain to fail; "the situation is hopeless"
- (informal to emphasize how bad it is) beyond hope of management or reform; "she handed me a hopeless jumble of papers"; "he is a hopeless romantic"