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- 1. optimistic (vs. pessimistic), bullish, cheerful, pollyannaish, upbeat, rose-colored, rosy, starry-eyed, sanguine, hopeful, positive
- usage: expecting the best in this best of all possible worlds; "in an optimistic mood"; "optimistic plans"; "took an optimistic view"
- 2. affirmative, optimistic, positive (vs. negative) (vs. neutral)
- usage: expecting the best; "an affirmative outlook"
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