Optimism meaning

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Optimism is the state of being cheerful or hopeful about the future and about the world around you.

An example of optimism is when you are in a bad situation, but you remain cheerful and confident it will all turn out right in the end.

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The doctrine that this world is the best of all possible worlds.
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The belief that good will eventually triumph over evil.
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The tendency to take the most hopeful or cheerful view of matters or to expect the best outcome.
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A tendency to expect the best, or at least, a favourable outcome.

I love her youth, her beauty and above all her optimism that everything will turn out fine.

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A tendency to expect the best possible outcome or dwell on the most hopeful aspects of a situation.
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Origin of optimism

  • French optimisme from New Latin optimum the greatest good optimum

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition