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  • adj. Expecting the best in all possible ways.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • adj. expecting the best
  • adj. expecting the best in this best of all possible worlds

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