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Definition 1: expecting the best in this best of all possible worlds - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where optimistic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in an optimistic mood
  • optimistic plans
  • took an optimistic view

(optimistic is similar to ...) expecting a rise in prices

(optimistic is similar to ...) pleasantly (even unrealistically) optimistic

(optimistic is similar to ...) reflecting optimism

"a rosy future" "looked at the world through rose-colored glasses"

(optimistic is similar to ...) unrealistically or naively optimistic

"a starry-eyed reformer" "starry-eyed idealism"

(optimistic is similar to ...) confidently optimistic and cheerful

(means also ...) having or manifesting hope

"a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets" "found a hopeful way of attacking the problem"

(means also ...) characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.

"a positive attitude" "the reviews were all positive" "a positive benefit" "a positive demand"

Definition 2: expecting the best - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where optimistic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an affirmative outlook

Synonyms for optimistic in the sense of this definition

(optimistic is similar to ...) characterized by or displaying affirmation or acceptance or certainty etc.

"a positive attitude" "the reviews were all positive" "a positive benefit" "a positive demand"

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