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optimism

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈɒptɪmɪzəm/
the belief that good things will happen: a mood/spirit of optimism There is cause/reason for optimism. He expressed cautious optimism about the future. →  Opposite pessimism Hoping and hopefulnessPotential
Translations of “optimism”
in Korean 낙천주의…
in Arabic تَفاؤل…
in French optimisme…
in Turkish iyimserlik…
in Italian ottimismo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 樂觀, 樂觀主義…
in Russian оптимизм…
in Polish optymizm…
in Spanish optimismo…
in Portuguese otimismo…
in German der Optimismus…
in Catalan optimisme…
in Japanese 楽観主義…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乐观, 乐观主义…
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