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starry-eyed

adjective uk   us   /ˌstɑː.riˈaɪd/
If a person is starry-eyed, they have a lot of thoughts and opinions that are unreasonably positive, so they do not understand things as they really are: It's easy to be starry-eyed about a place you've never been to.
Translations of “starry-eyed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 天真的,過分樂觀的,不切實際的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天真的,过分乐观的,不切实际的…
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