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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Marked by an (excessive) disposition or tendency to look on the more favorable side of events or conditions and to expect the most favorable outcome.

Usage examples (38)
  • Adjective : an optimistic plan
  • Asking whether he had any spare bedding seemed overoptimistic.
  • Again, Gittins 'estimate of 430-450 tigers may be overoptimistic.
  • But even if you don't think they're overoptimistic, it doesn't matter. for more
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