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Definition of "wishfulness" [wishfulness]

  • The state or quality of being wishful; sometimes specifically wishful thinking (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "wishfulness" in a sentence
  • "I guess it was said more in wishfulness than in truth."
  • "With Germany reeling from Alamein and Stalingrad, it was prone to that "wishfulness" and "yesmanship" that are the cardinal sins of counter-deception."
  • "The Chilcot inquiry has amply demonstrated the role of "wishfulness" and "yesmanship" in the decision to go to war."
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