Antonyms of noun hopefulness

1 of 2 senses of hopefulness

Sense 2
hopefulness -- (the feeling you have when you have hope)
       Antonym of hopelessness (Sense 1)
      => hopelessness -- (the despair you feel when you have abandoned hope of comfort or success)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hopefulness

2 senses of hopefulness

Sense 1
hopefulness -- (full of hope)
       => condition, status -- (a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations")

Sense 2
hopefulness -- (the feeling you have when you have hope)
       => hope -- (the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled; "in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope")

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