Definition of Hoping

1. Verb. (present participle of hope) ¹



2. Noun. desiring ¹

3. Noun. being optimistic toward ¹

4. Adjective. filled with or inspiring hope (''uncommon'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hoping

1. hope [v] - See also: hope

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoping

hopefuls
hopeite
hopeless
hopelessly
hopelessness
hopelessnesses
hopene
hoper
hopers
hopes
hopest
hopeth
hophead
hopheads
hopin'
hoping (current term)
hopingly
hopings
hopium
hopl-
hoplite
hoplites
hoplitic
hoplo-
hoplochrism
hoplochrisme
hoplon
hoplons
hoplophobe
hoplophobes

Literary usage of Hoping

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1. Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World by Jonathan Swift (1894)
"He arrives at New-Holland, hoping to settle there. Is wounded with an Arrow by one of the Natives, h seized and carried by Force into a Portugueze Ship. ..."

2. The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll by Robert Green Ingersoll (1900)
"And then the end, sighs the doubting brain—but there is no end, says the hoping heart. O Brain ! if you knew, you would not doubt. O Heart I if you knew, ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"I venture to transcribe a part of it, hoping that it may have interest as a matter of careful ... hoping ..."

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