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Hopefuly vs. Hopefully: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Harlon Moss || By Janet White || Updated on March 9, 2024
Hopefuly is incorrect. The right spelling is "Hopefully," which means "with hope" or "expressing a desire."

Which is correct: Hopefuly or Hopefully

How to spell Hopefully?

Hopefuly is Incorrect

Hopefully is Correct


Key Differences

"Hopefully" is derived from "hopeful," just add "ly" at the end.
Visualize the word “full” within "hopefully" to remember the two 'l's.
Remember, almost all words that end with "-ful" become "-fully" when converted to an adverb.
Recall other words that end in “-fully” like "beautifully" to remember the double 'l'.
Think of "Hopefully, I'll remember two L's" as a mnemonic.

Correct usage of Hopefully

He listened to the news hopefuly for any positive updates.
He listened to the news hopefully for any positive updates.
She was hopefuly looking forward to the job interview.
She was hopefully looking forward to the job interview.
Hopefuly, the weather will be good for the picnic.
Hopefully, the weather will be good for the picnic.
The team was working hopefuly to meet the deadline.
The team was working hopefully to meet the deadline.
We are planning the trip hopefuly, expecting no issues.
We are planning the trip hopefully, expecting no issues.

Hopefully Definitions

Hopefully denotes an optimistic attitude or outlook.
Hopefully, the weather will be nice tomorrow.
Hopefully means in a hopeful manner.
She looked hopefully at the sky, wishing for no rain.
Hopefully suggests confidence in a future outcome.
I submitted my application and am waiting hopefully.
Hopefully expresses desire or wish.
Hopefully, we'll get to see the parade.
Hopefully indicates anticipation.
They waited hopefully for the announcement.
In a hopeful manner
We began our journey hopefully.
Usage Problem It is to be hoped.
In a hopeful manner.
(uncomparable) It is hoped that; I hope; we hope.
Hopefully, my father will arrive in time for the show.
She was buried with her mom and hopefully they are together now.
I hope; if all goes well; as, hopefully, the dress will be ready before the party.
With hope; in a hopeful manner;
We searched hopefully for a good position
It is hoped;
Hopefully the weather will be fine on Sunday

Hopefully Sentences

She waited hopefully for a response to her application.
The scientists are working hopefully on a new vaccine.
Hopefully, we'll get to see the northern lights tonight.
Hopefully, the new measures will improve safety.
He entered the competition hopefully, dreaming of winning.
Hopefully, the meeting will end early today.
They set out hopefully on their journey across the country.
Hopefully, the traffic won't be too bad this evening.
They looked hopefully towards the future after the graduation.
Hopefully, the new year will bring positive changes.
Hopefully, the tests will come back with good news.
Hopefully, we'll find a solution to the problem soon.
Hopefully, the repairs will not be too expensive.
The flowers were planted hopefully, anticipating spring growth.
Hopefully, the negotiations will lead to peace.
Hopefully, the new policy will be effective immediately.
The community is working hopefully towards recovery.
Hopefully, the initiative will raise awareness about the issue.
The dog waited hopefully by the door for its owner to return.
She looked hopefully at the sky, wishing for sunshine.
They are hopefully planning their wedding for next summer.
She opened the letter hopefully, looking for good news.
The team is training hopefully for the upcoming championship.
Hopefully, we can overcome these challenges together.
Hopefully, we'll make it in time for the show.


What is the root word of Hopefully?

The root word is "hope."

Which vowel is used before Hopefully?

The indefinite article "a" is used before "hopefully."

What is the verb form of Hopefully?

"Hopefully" is an adverb. The verb form related to it is "hope."

What is the singular form of Hopefully?

"Hopefully" is an adverb and doesn't have a singular or plural form.

What is the pronunciation of Hopefully?

It's pronounced /ˈhoʊp.fə.li/.

Why is it called Hopefully?

It's called "Hopefully" because it describes an action done with hope.

Which preposition is used with Hopefully?

It depends on the context; various prepositions can be used.

Is Hopefully an adverb?

Yes, Hopefully is an adverb.

Is Hopefully an abstract noun?

No, Hopefully is not an abstract noun.

Is the Hopefully term a metaphor?

No, "Hopefully" is not inherently a metaphor.

Which conjunction is used with Hopefully?

Any conjunction can be used based on the sentence structure.

Is Hopefully a negative or positive word?

"Hopefully" is generally a positive word.

What is the second form of Hopefully?

The related verb "hope" has the past form "hoped."

What is the plural form of Hopefully?

Adverbs in English don't have plural forms.

Which article is used with Hopefully?

Typically, "hopefully" doesn't require an article, but "a" can be used in contexts like "a hopefully successful attempt."

Is Hopefully a vowel or consonant?

"Hopefully" is a word composed of both vowels and consonants.

Is Hopefully a collective noun?

No, Hopefully is not a collective noun.

What is the first form of Hopefully?

Hopefully is derived from the verb "hope."

Is the word Hopefully imperative?

No, it is an adverb.

How many syllables are in Hopefully?

Hopefully has three syllables.

How do we divide Hopefully into syllables?

Hopefully is divided as Hope-ful-ly.

Which determiner is used with Hopefully?

Determiners are typically not used with adverbs.

How is Hopefully used in a sentence?

"Hopefully, the team will win the championship this year."

Is Hopefully a countable noun?

No, Hopefully is not a noun.

What is a stressed syllable in Hopefully?

The stressed syllable is "Hope."

What is another term for Hopefully?

Another term is "with hope."

What is the opposite of Hopefully?

The opposite could be "despairingly."

What is the third form of Hopefully?

For the verb "hope," the past participle is also "hoped."

Is Hopefully a noun or adjective?

Hopefully is neither a noun nor an adjective; it's an adverb.

What part of speech is Hopefully?

Hopefully is an adverb.
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