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hopelessly

adverb
     
hope‧less‧ly
1 used when emphasizing how bad a situation is, and saying that it will not get better:
We found ourselves hopelessly outnumbered by the enemy.
She felt hopelessly confused.
I was trying to find the museum, but I got hopelessly lost.
2

be/fall hopelessly in love (with somebody)

to have or develop very strong feelings of love for someone
3 feeling that you have no hope:
'When will I see you again?' he asked hopelessly.

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