HyperDic: optimism

English > 2 senses of the word optimism:
NOUNfeelingoptimismthe optimistic feeling that all is going to turn out well
attributeoptimisma general disposition to expect the best in all things
optimism > pronunciation
Soundsaa'ptahmih.zahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > optimism: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningThe optimistic feeling that all is going to turn out well.
Narrowersanguinity, sanguinenessFeeling sanguine
BroaderhopeThe general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled
OppositepessimismThe feeling that things will turn out badly
Spanishoptimismo
Catalanoptimisme
Adjectivesoptimisticexpecting the best in this best of all possible worlds
optimisticexpecting the best
Nounsoptimista person disposed to take a favorable view of things
English > optimism: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA general disposition to expect the best in all things.
Broaderdisposition, temperamentYour usual / usual mood
OppositepessimismA general disposition to look on the dark side and to expect the worst in all things
Spanishoptimismo
Catalanoptimisme
Adjectivesoptimisticexpecting the best in this best of all possible worlds
optimisticexpecting the best
Nounsoptimista person disposed to take a favorable view of things

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