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hopeless

Terminal care Futile. See Medical futility.
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Here Carthoris found considerable difficulty in subduing the second thoat, and as Kar Komak had never before ridden one of the beasts, it seemed a most hopeless job; but at last the bowman managed to scramble to the sleek back, and again the two beasts fled softly down the moss-grown avenues toward the open sea-bottom beyond the city.
He was making a slow recovery, but would remain a hopeless cripple all his life.
Now, was there some one in the hopeless unattainable distance?
He heard it patiently and feelingly, but I saw that on the two subjects he had reserved it was at present hopeless to make any representation to him.
Slowly, dully, the creatures rose to their feet and between the tugging of the warrior in front and the lashing of him behind the hopeless band was finally herded within the tower.
She discerns, it may be, such a hopeless task before her.
These circumstances combine to give the leaders of the Hudson's Bay Company a decided advantage over all the American companies that come within their range, so that any close competition with them is almost hopeless.
That silent departure, that hopeless submission, impressed Isabel in spite of herself.
Does she still meditate that hopeless project--the offspring, poor angel, of her artless, unthinking generosity?
In a speech before businessmen at the Philippine Stock Exchange in Makati City, Duterte called Trillanes as hopeless.
Synopsis: "I'm Hopeless, I'm Crazy: How My Mother Recovered from the Ravages of Mental Illness Through Natural Medicine and Integrated Therapies" is the candid account of author Linda Rae Anderson's mother Elaine struggled to regain her mental and emotional health which included trying to protect her four children with respect to their father who has problems of his own with emotional stability and the consequences of poor life decisions.
Francis Gideon; HOPELESS ROMANTIC; Riptide Publishing (Fiction: Romance) 17.