1 giving no hope
VERBS be, look, seem
ADV. completely, quite, utterly The situation seemed completely hopeless. | apparently, seemingly
2 feeling no hope
VERBS feel She felt lonely and completely hopeless.
ADV. completely | rather
3 very bad
ADV. absolutely | pretty He's a pretty hopeless dancer.
PREP. at I'm absolutely hopeless at languages. | with I've always been hopeless with machinery.