1.Definition: (informal to emphasize how bad it is) beyond hope of management or reform
"She handed me a hopeless jumble of papers", "He is a hopeless romantic"
2.Definition: certain to fail
"The situation is hopeless"
3.Definition: of a person unable to do something skillfully
"I'm hopeless at mathematics"
4.Definition: without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success
"In an agony of hopeless grief", "With a hopeless sigh he sat down"