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adjective optimistic pronunciation in British English /ˌɒptɪˈmɪstɪk/

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  1. 1
    someone who is optimistic is hopeful about the future and tends to expect that good things will happen
    optimistic about:

    She said that she was optimistic about the future of the company.

    be/remain optimistic that:

    I remain optimistic that a peaceful settlement of the dispute can be achieved.

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  2. 2
    based on beliefs that are too confident

    Their profit forecasts were a little optimistic.

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optimistically

 optimistic pronunciation in British English /ˌɒptɪˈmɪstɪkli/  adverb

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