Wishful - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɪʃfəl|  American pronunciation of the word wishful
Brit.  |ˈwɪʃfʊl|  British pronunciation of the word wishful

adjective

- desiring or striving for recognition or advancement (syn: aspirant, aspiring)

Examples

her wishful attempts to change her husband's bad habits

He laughed and accused me of wishful thinking (=falsely believing that something will happen just because I want it to).

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