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And the cautiously optimistic ending is rather too quickly and conveniently contrived. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Typically, the business crowd was uniformly optimistic about the future for jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I am hugely optimistic for the future. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Despite some awful weather at Cheltenham last Sunday the show got some cautiously optimistic reviews. The Sun (2017)In a speech last week, she gave an optimistic view of the resilience of the economy since the Brexit vote. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That has left most economists pretty optimistic about the future of an economy that was in increasingly good shape before November's election. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Your mind is sharper and your mood optimistic. The Sun (2009)We remain optimistic that it will be resolved. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Two-thirds of loyalists are optimistic about the future. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet to balance it up there are those who remain patient and cautiously optimistic. The Sun (2015)They wanted to make something optimistic and hopeful. Times, Sunday Times (2011)No reason to chase unless you take a very optimistic view of the construction cycle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This optimistic mood will lead you in all sorts of directions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)England bid executives face an uphill battle but remain optimistic. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Just to be optimistic about the future is not a natural way to be for many people. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It said it was cautiously optimistic about this year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She induced a bad mood in optimistic people and a good mood in pessimistic people. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But they remain cautiously optimistic this could finally be their year. The Sun (2015)Companies appear more optimistic about the future. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But broadly speaking we are cautiously optimistic. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But the overall mood is optimistic and human decency wins out. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But it seems to capture something good, something optimistic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The optimistic view would be that as the clouds of uncertainty lift, so will investment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We remain optimistic that we will deliver on our targets for costs, working capital and debt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now for something more optimistic. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'optimistic'
British English: optimistic /ɒptɪˈmɪstɪk/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is optimistic is hopeful about the future or about the success of something.
She is optimistic that an agreement can be worked out soon.
- American English: optimistic
- Arabic: مُتَفَائِلً
- Brazilian Portuguese: otimista
- Chinese: 乐观的
- Croatian: optimističan
- Czech: optimistický
- Danish: optimistisk
- Dutch: optimistisch
- European Spanish: optimista
- Finnish: optimistinen
- French: optimiste
- German: optimistisch
- Greek: αισιόδοξος
- Italian: ottimista
- Japanese: 楽観的な
- Korean: 낙천적인
- Norwegian: optimistisk
- Polish: optymistyczny
- European Portuguese: otimista
- Romanian: optimist
- Russian: оптимистичный
- Spanish: optimista
- Swedish: optimistisk
- Thai: โดยคาดหวังสิ่งที่ดี
- Turkish: iyimser
- Ukrainian: оптимістичний
- Vietnamese: lạc quan
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