Meaning of “hopeless” - Learner’s Dictionary

hopeless

adjective uk us /ˈhəʊpləs/
VERY BAD

B1 very bad and not likely to succeed or improve:

a hopeless situation
They searched for survivors, but it was hopeless.
NOT ABLE

B2 very bad at a particular activity:

Dad's a hopeless cook.
I'm hopeless at sports.
NOT POSITIVE

B1 feeling no hope:

She was depressed and felt totally hopeless about the future.
hopelessness noun [ U ]

(Definition of “hopeless” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)