Learner's definition of HOPELESS
[more hopeless; most hopeless]
1 : having or feeling no hope 2 a always used before a noun : unable to be changed b informal : unable to be helped or improved: very bad 3 : giving no reason for hope 4 : unable to be solved or done
— used especially to add force to a statement
He's a hopelessly naive person.
She was hopelessly addicted to tobacco.
They fell hopelessly in love.