Definition of Optimistic

1. Adjective. Expecting the best in this best of all possible worlds. "Took an optimistic view"




2. Adjective. Expecting the best. "An affirmative outlook"
Exact synonyms: Affirmative
Similar to: Positive
Derivative terms: Affirmativeness, Optimism, Optimism

Definition of Optimistic

1. a. Of or pertaining to optimism; tending, or conforming, to the opinion that all events are ordered for the best.

Definition of Optimistic

1. Adjective. Expecting the best in all possible ways. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Optimistic

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Medical Definition of Optimistic

1. 1. Of or pertaining to optimism; tending, or conforming, to the opinion that all events are ordered for the best. 2. Hopeful; sanguine; as, an optimistic view. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Optimistic

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1. Experimental Electrical Engineering and Manual for Electrical Testing for by Vladimir Karapetoff (1911)
"The optimistic and the pessimistic curves may be easily plotted from the no-load ... The optimistic curve is obtained on the assumption that all of the ..."

2. History of Economic Thought: A Critical Account of the Origin and by Lewis Henry Haney (1920)
"optimistic TENDENCIES THOUGH one should refrain from calling Malthus and Ricardo pessimists, they did bring out the dark side of Smith's thought. ..."

3. Socialism: An Examination of Its Nature, Its Strength and Its Weakness, with by Richard Theodore Ely (1894)
"It is both too optimistic and too pessimistic. It is too optimistic with respect to the future, holding that conditions will be introduced which, ..."

4. The Strength and Weakness of Socialism by Richard Theodore Ely (1899)
"SOCIALISM TOO optimistic WITH RESPECT TO THE FUTURE, AND TOO PESSIMISTIC WITH ... It is both too optimistic and too pessimistic. It is too optimistic with ..."

5. The Non-religion of the Future: A Sociological Study by Jean-Marie Guyau (1897)
"I. optimistic pantheism—Transformation of transcendent Deism into immanent theism and ... Fiske and Spencer—Diverse forms of pantheism—optimistic and ..."

6. A Study of Ethical Principles by James Seth (1894)
"optimistic (1) Ancient Hedonism, whether of the Cyrenaic or of ' tne Epicurean ... Modern Hedonism is, on the whole, optimistic.1 Where the Greek moralists ..."

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