from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of, pertaining to, or characterized by optimism; disposed to take the most hopeful view of a matter; hopeful; sanguine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Metaph.) Of or pertaining to optimism; tending, or conforming, to the opinion that all events are ordered for the best.
  • adjective Hopeful; sanguine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Expecting the best in all possible ways.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective expecting the best
  • adjective expecting the best in this best of all possible worlds


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