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Pollyanna

noun [C] uk   /ˌpɒl.iˈæn.ə/  us   /ˌpɑː.li-/ old-fashioned
a person who believes that good things are more likely to happen than bad things, even when this is very unlikely
Translations of “Pollyanna”
in Chinese (Traditional) 樂天派,過分樂觀的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乐天派,过分乐观的人…
(Definition of Pollyanna from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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