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optimism

noun

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an inclination to believe in the most favorable outcome
  • your perpetual optimism even when things look bleak

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The first known use of optimism was in 1759

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“Optimism.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/optimism. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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