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optimism

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of optimism

  1. an inclination to believe in the most favorable outcome <your perpetual optimism even when things look bleak> Synonyms bullishness, sanguinity Related Words brightness, cheerfulness, perkiness, sunniness; hope, hopefulness, rosiness; idealism, meliorism Near Antonyms skepticism; apprehension, caution, concern; cynicism; despair, desperation, discouragement, disheartenment, hopelessness; bleakness, cheerlessness, dreariness, gloom, gloominess; pragmatism, realism Antonyms bearishness, pessimism




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