optimism: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (op'tu-miz"um), [key]
- a disposition or tendency to look on the more favorable side of events or conditions and to expect the most favorable outcome.
- the belief that good ultimately predominates over evil in the world.
- the belief that goodness pervades reality.
- the doctrine that the existing world is the best of all possible worlds.
- optimism (Thesaurus)