AskDefine | Define hoping

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hoping
  1. present participle of hope

Noun

  1. desiring
    • "There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won't." — William Trogdon
  2. being optimistic toward
    • "I'm hoping the weather will be sunny tomorrow."

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Adjective

  1. filled with or inspiring hope (uncommon)
    • "A hoping situation is not yet desolate."

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