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Synonyms for optimism

noun state of having positive beliefs
  • anticipation
  • certainty
  • confidence
  • elation
  • enthusiasm
  • expectation
  • happiness
  • idealism
  • trust
  • assurance
  • brightness
  • buoyancy
  • calmness
  • cheer
  • cheerfulness
  • easiness
  • encouragement
  • exhilaration
  • hopefulness
  • positivism
  • sanguineness
  • sureness
  • good cheer
  • looking on bright side
  • rose-colored glasses

Antonyms for optimism

  • depression
  • distrust
  • doubt
  • fear
  • sadness
  • sorrow
  • uncertainty
  • unhappiness
  • discouragement
  • gloom
  • hopelessness
  • pessimism
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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hope

noun. longing; dream
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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