optimism


op·ti·mism

noun \ˈäp-tə-ˌmiz-əm\

Definition of OPTIMISM

: an inclination to put the most favorable construction upon actions and events or to anticipate the best possible outcome
op·ti·mist \-məst\ noun
op·ti·mis·tic \ˌäp-tə-ˈmis-tik\ adjective

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