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English definition of “optimism”
/ˈɑp·təˌmɪz·əm/ n [U]
› the tendency to be hopeful and to emphasize or think of the good part in a situation rather than the bad part, or the feeling that in the future good things are more likely to happen than bad things: There was a note of optimism in his voice as he spoke about his recovery. optimist
/ˈɑp·tə·mɪst/ n [C] › She was an optimist in the face of adversity. optimistic
/ˌɑp·təˈmɪs·tɪk/ adj › I’m optimistic that they can work things out. optimistically
/ˌɑp·təˈmɪs·tɪ·kli/ adv › White optimistically predicted success.