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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 Arabic تَفاؤل…
in Korean 낙천주의…
in Malaysian sikap optimis…
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 Vietnamese chủ nghĩa lạc quan…
in Spanish optimismo…
in Portuguese otimismo…
in Thai การมองในแง่ดี…
in German der Optimismus…
in Catalan optimisme…
in Japanese 楽観主義…
in Indonesian optimisme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乐观, 乐观主义…
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