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Noun
/ˈäptəˌmizəm/,
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Hopefulness and confidence about the future or the successful outcome of something,
  1. Hopefulness and confidence about the future or the successful outcome of something
    • - the talks had been amicable, and there were grounds for optimism
  2. The doctrine, esp. as set forth by Leibniz, that this world is the best of all possible worlds

  3. The belief that good must ultimately prevail over evil in the universe


  1. the optimistic feeling that all is going to turn out well
  2. a general disposition to expect the best in all things
  3. (optimistic) expecting the best in this best of all possible worlds; "in an optimistic mood"; "optimistic plans"; "took an optimistic view"
  4. The Oxford English Dictionary defines optimism as having "hopefulness and confidence about the future or successful outcome of something; a tendency to take a favourable or hopeful view." The word is originally derived from the Latin optimum, meaning "best. ...
  5. (Optimistic (song)) "Optimistic" is a song by the English alternative rock band Radiohead, the sixth track on their 2000 album Kid A.
  6. a tendency to expect the best, or at least, a favourable outcome; the doctrine that this world is the best of all possible worlds; the belief that good will eventually triumph over evil
  7. Looking at the positive or upside of every situation.
  8. A bright, hopeful view and expectation of the best possible outcome
  9. The decrease in model performance in new patients compared with performance in the sample under study.
  10. 1) The instinct to lie. 2) Fatty degeneration of intelligence. 3) A philosophical system that attempts to demonstrate the existence of a pre-established Stupidity. ...
  11. is a belief that everything will be good in future. It shouldn’t be considered that an optimist is a naive person. Optimism is closely connected with hope and faith (one of the main principles of success).
  12. The OPTIMISM contained a magnetometer, a seismometer, an inclinometer and an electronics unit.