[ US /ˈɑptəˌmɪzəm/ ]
[ UK /ˈɒptɪmˌɪzəm/ ]
  1. the optimistic feeling that all is going to turn out well
  2. a general disposition to expect the best in all things
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How To Use optimism In A Sentence

  • His optimism was misplaced and the conflict continued for four years. Times, Sunday Times
  • The thing about getting up so early is that one is full of optimism. Times, Sunday Times
  • About mid-career, in order to create a mask of professionalism, many journalists tend to pulp the optimism and joy they first felt at writing.
  • But taking the long view, there is cause for considerable optimism about the future of relations.
  • He also expressed optimism that an acceptable constitutional arrangement could be agreed which would obviate the need for Quebec to seek independence.
  • Wall Street insiders attributed this bullishness to optimism about new technologies.
  • Faced with technophobia, hyped techno-optimism, and Futurist discourses of progress that make us blind to the clumsy reality of computers, how do we think about and live with technology?
  • But this year's spring optimism may have been boosted by an early conclusion to hostilities.
  • The present political climate gives little cause for optimism .
  • Compared with the survey we published three months ago, this one shows upticks of optimism in nearly every category.
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