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op·ti·mis·tic

optimistic

 
 
pronunciation:
ap t mI stihk
part of speech: adjective
definition: likely to be hopeful that things will work out well.
She is optimistic about her success in school.
 
synonyms:
hopeful
antonyms:
negative, pessimistic
similar words:
cheerful, confident
derivation: optimistically (adv.)