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Spanish translation of 'wishful'

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[ˈwɪʃfʊl ]
to be wishful to do or of doing sth (formal) estar deseoso de hacer algo

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Example Sentences Including 'wishful'

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This is not quite whistling in the dark but it does seem wishful.
The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
But is this just wishful thinking on the part of luxury executives?
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
This may be wishful thinking.
Times, Sunday Times (2017)
And heroes, in the long run, may be far more difficult to live with than any wishful thinker.
Travers, P L What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)
Action replaces wishful thinking as you take control of your future.
The Sun (2012)
An ambition that just days ago would have seemed wishful thinking is transformed into a bold plan.
The Sun (2016)
But this may be wishful thinking.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Do you think it can help or is it just wishful thinking?
The Sun (2012)
Home plans that may seem just wishful thinking click into action.
The Sun (2013)
Home plans that seemed like wishful thinking can turn into a good plan.
The Sun (2009)
Ideas for friends to run a restaurant seem like wishful thinking but they may just work.
The Sun (2011)
Job plans that seemed like wishful thinking take off.
The Sun (2014)
Planning and practical action replace wishful thinking and it gets results at work and home.
The Sun (2013)
Practical action replaces wishful thinking at work.
The Sun (2009)
Straight talking and planning replace all the wishful thinking to get your home and family plans moving.
The Sun (2013)
What seemed wishful thinking can turn into real love.
The Sun (2010)
Work-wise, you replace wishful thinking with an action plan.
The Sun (2016)
That may prove to be wishful thinking.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Those of us who conjured this thought were nearer to wishful than original thinkers.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Is not this all just wishful thinking?
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Others suggest that this may be wishful thinking.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
What at first may seem like wishful thinking could turn into an action plan that will transform your working life.
The Sun (2009)
That might sound like wishful thinking but it has to be considered.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
That's likely to prove wishful thinking.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Is this just wishful thinking on their part?
Goshgarian, Gary Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)

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