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op·ti·mism

(op'ti-mizm),
The tendency to look on the bright side of everything, to believe that there is good in everything.
[L. optimus, best]

optimism

1. The philosophical doctrine that this world is the best possible one.
2. The personal characteristic of regarding only the bright side of a condition or event and of expecting a favorable result.
See: pessimism

optimism,

n attitude cultivated by an individual in which he or she believes in the positive resolution of a stressful event. In particular, persons with this mindset will use focused, externalized, and nonpersisting terms to describe his or her specific situation. Studies have shown that patients who are diagnosed with a chronic disease and adopt an optimistic attitude have improved health status.

optimism,

n the tendency to look on the bright or happy side of everything, to believe that there is good in everything.
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