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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