Pangloss

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Pangloss

(ˈpænɡlɒs)
n
a person who views a situation with unwarranted optimism
[C19: after Dr Pangloss, a character in Voltaire's Candide (1759)]
Panˈglossian adj
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Noun1.Pangloss - an incurable optimist in a satire by Voltaire
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