What is hopeful?

  • (adj): Having or manifesting or inspiring hope.
    Example: "A line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets"; "found a hopeful way of attacking the problem"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on hopeful:

Hopeful (song) - Background
... and this one became the lead version, being used in the music video for "Hopeful" ... Thus, the original version of "Hopeful" was never released physically, though it was included in some promotional CD singles with the cover showing Ami holding the ... Initially, it was "Hopeful" the song chosen to give name to Suzuki's first studio album in Avex ...
Saltation (biology) - Stephen Jay Gould
... Nevertheless, Gould argued that Goldschmidt's "hopeful monster" concept was incorrect The developmental theme of the 'hopeful monster' (despite its inappropriate name, virtually guaranteed to inspire ...
Saltation (biology) - Use By Creationists
... Some creationists have associated Goldschmidt's "hopeful monsters" with the theory of punctuated equilibrium, as proposed by Eldredge and Gould ... Punctuated equilibrium differs from hopeful monsters in that the former acts on populations rather than individuals, is theoretically more gradual (wh ... paleontologists support Goldschmidt's "hopeful monster" hypothesis ...
Mughal Road - See Also
2013 has been fixed for completion of the road, the state government is hopeful of throwing it open before that ... We are hopeful to throw the road open for light motor vehicles before next year itself, if all goes as planned,” says Bimal Tikoo, Chief Engineer Mughal ... We are hopeful to complete substantial road surface work by October2011 this year.” ...
The Hylozoists - Personnel - Past (and Part-time Touring) Members
... Rich Aucoin Bryden Baird (horns) Jason Ball (organ, vocals) — from Hopeful Monster Dave Christensen (woodwinds) — from the Heavy Blinkers, Hopeful Monster Peter Conrad (cello) Jonina Gibson (v ...

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Famous quotes containing the word hopeful:

    Here stopped the good old sire, and wept for joy
    In silent raptures of the hopeful boy.
    All arguments, but most his plays, persuade
    That for anointed dullness he was made.
    John Dryden (1631–1700)

    That grand drama in a hundred acts, which is reserved for the next two centuries of Europe—the most terrible, most questionable and perhaps also the most hopeful of all dramas.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    Scatter my ashes, strew them in the air:
    Lord since thou know’st where all these atoms are,
    I’m hopeful thou’lt recover once my dust,
    And confident thou’lt raise me with the just.
    —James Graham Marquess of Montrose (1612–1650)