optimismnoun [ U ]uk /ˈɒp.tɪ.mɪ.zəm/ us /ˈɑːp.tə.mɪ.zəm/
- In spite of the scale of the famine, the relief workers struggled on with dauntless optimism and commitment.
- Her optimism seemed to infect all those around her.
- The prevailing mood is one of optimism.
- The prime minister's speech was intended to purvey a message of optimism.
- International support has given rise to a new optimism in the company.