Definición de optimism en inglés:

optimism

Saltos de línea: op¦ti|mism
Pronunciación: /ˈɒptɪmɪz(ə)m
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
1Hopefulness and confidence about the future or the success of something: the talks had been amicable and there were grounds for optimism
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I think in the '60s there was a certain amount of optimism about the future in technology.
  • Young officers like me could look forward to the future with confidence, hope and optimism.
  • Princess Anne officially reopened Westbury Dairies offering words of hope and optimism for the future of the plant.
Sinónimos
hopefulness, hope, confidence, buoyancy, cheer, good cheer, cheerfulness, sanguineness, positiveness, positive attitude
2 Philosophy The doctrine, especially as set forth by Leibniz, that this world is the best of all possible worlds.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • His early optimism was soon overshadowed by a radical doctrine of grace.
  • Candide, Voltaire's critique of optimism, is itself an ineliminably upbeat book.
2.1The belief that good must ultimately prevail over evil in the universe.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Natural theology was above all a counsel of optimism, a belief in the essential goodness of the Creator.
  • I have great faith in optimism as a philosophy, if only because it offers us the opportunity of self-fulfilling prophecy.
  • Subsequent wars and revolutions have made Kant's optimism unfashionable.

Origen

mid 18th century: from French optimisme, from Latin optimum 'best thing' (see optimum).

Derivativos

optimist

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Demand may already have overtaken production, and even extreme optimists predict that production will peak before 2015.
  • Call them the grand optimists of American small business, if you like.
  • Where did the optimists think the traffic would go?

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