Noun(1) the optimistic feeling that all is going to turn out well(2) a general disposition to expect the best in all things
(1) the talks had been amicable, and there were grounds for optimism(2) With this level of projected coverage, both the McDermotts and Tullow can look to the future with optimism .(3) His early optimism was soon overshadowed by a radical doctrine of grace.(4) For me, it's a powerful metaphor for optimism and the future.(5) Subsequent wars and revolutions have made Kant's optimism unfashionable.(6) I think in the '60s there was a certain amount of optimism about the future in technology.(7) the talks had been amicable and there were grounds for optimism(8) But taking the long view, there is cause for considerable optimism about the future of relations.(9) Sixty pupils from two schools have joined forces to create a CD about life as a Bradfordian and their optimism for the future.(10) I live in a world where I feel enormous optimism for the future.(11) These two factors, Mr Speaker have motivated us to approach the future with great optimism .(12) Young officers like me could look forward to the future with confidence, hope and optimism .(13) There appears to be a lot of increasing optimism about the future price of oil.(14) Princess Anne officially reopened Westbury Dairies offering words of hope and optimism for the future of the plant.(15) The report states that there is a lot of optimism about the success of these projects.(16) Natural theology was above all a counsel of optimism , a belief in the essential goodness of the Creator.
2. hope ::
3. confidence ::
4. buoyancy ::
5. cheer ::
7. good cheer ::
Hou goeie moed
10. positive attitude ::
1. pessimism ::
Different Formsoptimism, optimisms
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