Destitute of hope; having no expectation of good; despairing. (adjective)
Giving no ground of hope; promising nothing desirable; desperate. (adjective)
Examples of word hopeless
I am going to begin over with what you call the hopeless experiment -- and even now I think I have a chance ... a fighting chance of winning.
Minister of War, offered to proceed to Khartoum, but when he discovered that the abandonment of the Soudan was to be proclaimed, he absolutely refused on any consideration to carry out what he termed a hopeless errand.
Heaven help us to survive the hostility that has permeated our country with true understanding of issues and compassion for those in hopeless situations.
Violent crime and murders escalate and most people end up living in hopeless ghettos as the middle class disappears.
Why should the general public remain hopeless while medical bureaucrats fiddle and fuss over how much evidence is enough to merit promoting healthy endeavors like exercising, eating well, using our brains and taking care of our general health -- things which might also lessen the risk of Alzheimer's?