HyperDic: wishful

English > 2 senses of the word wishful:
ADJECTIVEallwishful, desiroushaving or expressing desire for something
allwishful, aspirant, aspiringdesiring or striving for recognition or advancement
wishful > pronunciation
Soundswih'shfahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > wishful: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or expressing desire for something.
Synonymdesirous
Narrowerappetentmarked by eager desire
athirst, hungry, thirsty(usually followed by 'for') extremely desirous
avid, devouring, esurient, greedy(often followed by 'for') ardently or excessively desirous
covetous, envious, jealousshowing extreme / extreme cupidity
homesickLonging to return home
nostalgicUnhappy about being away and longing for familiar things or persons
Oppositeundesirous, undesiringHaving or feeling no desire
Spanishdeseoso
Catalandesitjós
Nounswishfulnessan unrealistic yearning
Adverbswishfullyin a wishful manner
English > wishful: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdesiring or striving for recognition or advancement.
Synonymsaspirant, aspiring
BroaderambitiousHaving a strong desire for success / success or achievement
Spanishaspirante
Catalanaspirant

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