Definition of 'optimist'
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In recent years this eternal optimist had become more and more concerned about the future of the nation he helped to build. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To him there is always a chance and he remains an eternal optimist. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Only an optimist would say we are safer now than then. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The three eternal optimists featured were of a different metal. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My mother calls me the eternal optimist and that has stood me in good stead. Times, Sunday Times (2015)While some trainers are natural optimists, others prefer their horses to do the talking. Times, Sunday Times (2009)When you are an entrepreneur, you are a natural optimist. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You're either a fool or an eternal optimist if you do. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Then again, he is an eternal optimist. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At these times, the natural optimist in me needs to be tempered by my more sceptical partners. Times, Sunday Times (2015)My father was a geologist whose career went through incredible lows, but he is also an eternal optimist. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Investment bankers are natural optimists, and they seized on the few bright signs out there as an excuse to party. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He is the eternal optimist. Times, Sunday Times (2009)After so many false dawns, only an optimist would say it is ready to rise and stay high in the sky. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I'm not a natural sporting optimist when it comes to football. The Sun (2013)Entrepreneurs are good at selling and getting clients together, and they're natural optimists. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She said: 'I remain an eternal optimist about love. The Sun (2011)I am a natural optimist. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That, say the optimists, is turning a modest correction into a more serious decline that could become a slump. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Although not a natural optimist, I have tried to train myself to put a generous interpretation on human motivation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'optimist'
British English: optimist /ˈɒptɪˌmɪst/ NOUN
An optimist is someone who is hopeful about the future.
Susan remains an optimist.
- American English: optimist
- Arabic: مُتَفَائِلٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: otimista
- Chinese: 乐观者
- Croatian: optimist
- Czech: optimista
- Danish: optimist
- Dutch: optimist
- European Spanish: optimista
- Finnish: optimisti
- French: optimiste
- German: Optimist
- Greek: οπτιμιστής
- Italian: ottimista
- Japanese: 楽観主義者
- Korean: 낙천가
- Norwegian: optimist
- Polish: optymista
- European Portuguese: otimista
- Romanian: optimist
- Russian: оптимист
- Spanish: optimismo
- Swedish: optimist
- Thai: ผู้มองโลกในแง่ดี
- Turkish: iyimser
- Ukrainian: оптиміст
- Vietnamese: người lạc quan
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