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Definition of "hoped-for" []

  • Alternative spelling of hoped for. (adjective)

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Use "hoped-for" in a sentence
  • "In the final sentences of A Brief History of Time, referring to a hoped-for time when an eloquent and unified theory of everything is developed, Stephen Hawking not generally given to metaphysical musings says, Then we shall all, philosophers, scientists, and just ordinary people, be able to take part in the discussion of the question of why it is that we and the universe exist."
  • "You can have a Vision of Space Exploration (VSE), but unless there's been a preliminary Establishment of Space Exploration Infrastructure (ESEI) to serve as the resource foundation for any level of VSE, you're using an existing infrastructure designed under the same limitations that will limit any hoped-for VSE capabilities."
  • "The flock of hoped-for settlers did not materialize, and securing advanced posts would require investments in fortifications and armed men, not to mention diplomatic gifts to the Indians."
Words like "hoped-for"
dreamed-of
foreign-policy
long-desired
much-coveted
much-desired
state-aided
awaited(predicate)
anticipated