What is another word for Hoping?

Pronunciation: [hˈə͡ʊpɪŋ] (IPA)

Hoping is a term commonly used to express the desire or expectation of something to happen. However, there are other ways to express the same sentiment, such as wishing, yearning, anticipating, expecting, and longing. These synonyms portray different levels of emotion and intensity. Whereas wishing denotes a casual desire, yearning signifies an intense longing for something. Anticipating and expecting suggest a sense of inevitability. Longing, on the other hand, indicates an almost painful desire. Employing synonyms can add texture to your language, making your speech or writing more expressive and impactful.

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Usage examples for Hoping

He came down to breakfast Hoping that the news which he had himself learnt but a few moments before was already known to Athena.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
A boy, Hoping to get me in front of my father, claimed the ball.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
While I was writing I kept Hoping that the team would lose and be sorry they had put someone else in my place.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester

Famous quotes with Hoping

  • Hoping is a great Positive emotion and you must HOPE. But remember, you can’t just Hope for Success, you also have to work for it.
    RVM
  • Hoping without trying, it's like walking backward while facing forward.
    Sipho P Nkosi
  • “Yeah. ‘Environment’ was very big for a while. Ecology Now stickers on the windshields of cars belonging to hairy young men—cars which dripped oil wherever they parked and took off in clouds of smoke thicker than your pipe can produce...Before long, the fashionable cause was something else, I forget what. Anyhow, that whole phase—the wave after wave of causes—passed away. People completely stopped caring... I feel a moral certainty that a large part of the disaster grew from this particular country, the world’s most powerful, the vanguard country for things both good and ill...never really trying to meet the responsibilities of power. We’ll make halfhearted attempts to stop some enemies in Asia, and because the attempts are halfhearted we’ll piss away human lives—on both sides—and treasure—to no purpose. Hoping to placate the implacable, we’ll estrange our last few friends. Men elected to national office will solemnly identify inflation with rising prices, which is like identifying red spots with the measles virus, and slap on wage and price controls, which is like papering the cracks in a house whose foundations are sliding away. So economic collapse brings international impotence...As for our foolish little attempts to balance what we drain from the environment against what we put back—well, I mentioned that car carrying the ecology sticker. At first Americans will go on an orgy of guilt. Later they’ll feel inadequate. Finally they’ll turn apathetic. After all, they’ll be able to buy any anodyne, any pseudo-existence they want.”
    Poul Anderson
  • All the things we hide in water Hoping we won't see them go. Forests growing under water Press against the ones we know.
    Annie Finch

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