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hopeless

Terminal care Futile. See Medical futility.
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The dreary conviction that there was no sleep for him held Mr Verloc mute and hopelessly inert in his fear of darkness.
No, John Carter, it is useless," she cried, hopelessly, "I may never be yours while Sab Than lives.
The estate of late Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky, who helped broker Vladimir Putin's rise to the Kremlin's top job only to become his sworn enemy, is hopelessly insolvent, a British judge has said.
The clothes could be seen only by those who were "fit for their position and by those who were not hopelessly stupid.
Senior Labour MP Ian Austin said: "This shows how hopelessly out of touch the Tories are.
INSPIRED by a trip to HMP Holloway, Kate Tempest's Hopelessly Devoted sees a young mother in a battle between emotion and creativity.
The larger point is this: The problem with Strasberg's Method is that it is hopelessly bound to a historical period--whatever period the given actor was born into, since she must draw upon, must resuscitate, personal experiences that relate as closely as possible to those of the characters she plays.
Still (sadly) going strong today, the Rose of Tralee is Ireland's foremost, hopelessly out of date and hopelessly sexist beauty pageant - but I suppose it did provide the inspiration for Father Ted's hilarious parody: The Lovely Girls competition.
Author Richard Jennings' wacky prose propels what might have been a ghost story into a crazy jaunt filled with sincere yet goofy characters and a hopelessly funny, meandering plot.
ONE hopelessly single hottie and one hopelessly lewd hunk.
1 : to hang loosely : droop <Ginny's head lolled hopelessly from side to side.
Joe heads off to London to find fame and possibly fortune in a band but the moment he arrives he falls hopelessly for Candy, a girl he bumps into by chance at King's Cross Station.