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English adjective: optimistic

1. optimistic expecting the best in this best of all possible worlds


SamplesIn an optimistic mood.
Optimistic plans.
Took an optimistic view.


Similarbullish, cheerful, pollyannaish, rose-colored, rosy, sanguine, starry-eyed, upbeat


See alsohopeful, positive


Antonymspessimistic

2. optimistic expecting the best


SamplesAn affirmative outlook.


Synonymsaffirmative


Similarpositive


Antonymsnegative, neutral









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