Associations to the word «Optimism»

Wiktionary

OPTIMISM, noun. A tendency to expect the best, or at least, a favourable outcome
OPTIMISM, noun. The doctrine that this world is the best of all possible worlds
OPTIMISM, noun. The belief that good will eventually triumph over evil

Dictionary definition

OPTIMISM, noun. The optimistic feeling that all is going to turn out well.
OPTIMISM, noun. A general disposition to expect the best in all things.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope