|adv.||1.||In a hopeful manner.|
|2.||I hope; if all goes well; |
|Adv.||1.||hopefully - with hope; in a hopeful manner; "we searched hopefully for a good position"|
hopelessly - without hope; desperate because there seems no possibility of comfort or success; "he hung his head hopelessly"; "`I must die,' he said hopelessly"
|2.||hopefully - it is hoped; "hopefully the weather will be fine on Sunday"|