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op·ti·mist

 (ŏp′tə-mĭst)
n.
1. One who usually expects a favorable outcome.
2. A believer in philosophical optimism.

op′ti·mis′tic adj.
op′ti·mis′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.optimistic - expecting the best in this best of all possible worlds; "in an optimistic mood"; "optimistic plans"; "took an optimistic view"
hopeful - having or manifesting hope; "a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets"; "found a hopeful way of attacking the problem"
positive - characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.; "a positive attitude"; "the reviews were all positive"; "a positive benefit"; "a positive demand"
pessimistic - expecting the worst possible outcome
2.optimistic - expecting the bestoptimistic - expecting the best; "an affirmative outlook"
positive - characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.; "a positive attitude"; "the reviews were all positive"; "a positive benefit"; "a positive demand"

optimistic

adjective
1. hopeful, positive, confident, encouraged, can-do (informal), bright, assured, cheerful, rosy, buoyant, idealistic, Utopian, sanguine, expectant, looking on the bright side, buoyed up, disposed to take a favourable view, seen through rose-coloured spectacles Michael was in a jovial and optimistic mood.
hopeful resigned, despairing, bleak, cynical, gloomy, hopeless, pessimistic, glum, despondent, fatalistic, downhearted
2. encouraging, promising, bright, good, cheering, reassuring, satisfactory, rosy, heartening, auspicious, propitious an optimistic forecast that the economy would pick up by the end of the year
encouraging discouraging

optimistic

adjective
Expecting a favorable outcome or dwelling on hopeful aspects:
Informal: upbeat.
Idioms: looking on the bright side, looking through rose-colored glasses.
Translations
مُتَفَائِلًمُتَفائِل، تَفاؤُلي
optimistický
optimistisk
optimistinen
optimističan
bjartsÿnn
楽観的な
낙천적인
optimistický
optimističen
optimistisk
โดยคาดหวังสิ่งที่ดี
lạc quan

optimistic

[ˌɒptɪˈmɪstɪk] ADJoptimista
to be optimistic thatser optimista respecto a que
to be optimistic about sthser optimista acerca de or con respecto a algo
to keep or remain optimisticmantener el optimismo
to be in an optimistic moodsentirse optimista
to end on an optimistic noteterminar con una nota de optimismo
see also cautiously

optimistic

[ˌɒptɪˈmɪstɪk] adjoptimiste
to be optimistic that sth can be done → être confiant que qch peut être fait
She is optimistic that an agreement can be worked out soon → Elle est confiante qu'un accord va bientôt pouvoir être trouvé.

optimistic

adjoptimistisch; to be optimistic about somethingin Bezug auf etw (acc)optimistisch sein; I’m not very optimistic about itda bin ich nicht sehr optimistisch; the talks ended on an optimistic notedie Gespräche endeten optimistisch

optimistic

[ˌɒptɪˈmɪstɪk] adj (attitude) → ottimistico/a; (person) → ottimista

optimism

(ˈoptimizəm) noun
a state of mind in which one always hopes or expects that something good will happen. Even when it was obvious to the others that he was not going to succeed he was full of optimism.
ˈoptimist noun
ˌoptiˈmistic adjective
always hoping or believing that something good will happen. an optimistic person/attitude.
optiˈmistically adverb

optimistic

مُتَفَائِلً optimistický optimistisk optimistisch αισιόδοξος optimista optimistinen optimiste optimističan ottimista 楽観的な 낙천적인 optimistisch optimistisk optymistyczny otimista оптимистичный optimistisk โดยคาดหวังสิ่งที่ดี iyimser lạc quan 乐观的

optimistic

adj optimista
References in classic literature ?
This looked like success to the optimistic Hubbard.
Heavy losses of soldiers were mentioned, but the tone of the despatch was optimistic.
I didn't think further forward for many reasons, more or less optimistic, but mainly because I have no homicidal vein in my composition.
The news that came from South Africa was less reassuring, and Philip with anxiety saw that his shares had fallen to two; but Macalister was optimistic, the Boers couldn't hold out much longer, and he was willing to bet a top-hat that Roberts would march into Johannesburg before the middle of April.
Experiments fell away after two expectant years of this sort of success, the public and then the newspapers tired of the expensive photographic reproductions, the optimistic reports, the perpetual sequence of triumph and disaster and silence.
To catch and mount one of these habitually rageful and intractable beasts was no child's play under the best of conditions; but now, when silence and time were such important considerations, it might well have seemed quite hopeless to a less resourceful and optimistic man than the son of the great warlord.
The interview was conducted laboriously upon both sides in French, and this, together with the fact that he was optimistic, and that Terence respected the medical profession from hearsay, made him less critical than he would have been had he encountered the doctor in any other capacity.
And so at last we turned into our narrow bunks, hopeful, happy and at peace with ourselves, our lives and our God, to awaken the following morning refreshed and still optimistic.
Now it was an optimistic opinion on the panic, a funny story, a serious business talk, or a straight take-it-or-leave-it blow from the shoulder.
That was it, it was the voices of men, optimistic men, men who breathed success and spent their money for drinks like men.
Oh, I still turn out the same sort of work, stuff that is clean, alive, optimistic, and that makes toward life.
We found our socialist comrades confident, optimistic of their strength and of the things they would accomplish.