wishful

Definitions of wishful
  1. adjective
    having or expressing desire for something
    synonyms: desirous
    appetent
    marked by eager desire
    athirst, hungry, thirsty
    (usually followed by `for') extremely desirous
    avid, devouring, esurient, greedy
    (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous
    covetous, envious, jealous
    showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages
    nostalgic
    unhappy about being away and longing for familiar things or persons
    homesick
    longing to return home
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    Antonyms:
    undesiring, undesirous
    having or feeling no desire
  2. adjective
    desiring or striving for recognition or advancement
    synonyms: aspirant, aspiring
    ambitious
    having a strong desire for success or achievement
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