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synonyms for optimism

  • 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
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antonyms for optimism

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  • depression
  • distrust
  • doubt
  • fear
  • sadness
  • sorrow
  • uncertainty
  • unhappiness
  • discouragement
  • gloom
  • hopelessness
  • pessimism
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How to use optimism in a sentence

In a conference call with investors on Tuesday, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff gushed with optimism.
SALESFORCE SHARES SOAR 13% ON STRONG GROWTH DESPITE THE PANDEMICJONATHANVANIAN2015AUGUST 25, 2020FORTUNE
Meanwhile, Edward Jones’ Logan Purk believes the stock is “priced appropriately,” but there’s “a lot of optimism priced in,” he tells Fortune.
AS APPLE STOCK TOPS $500, BULLS CITE THESE KEY REASONS IT COULD STILL GO HIGHERANNE SRADERSAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
In the months following the Business Roundtable announcement, our optimism proved to be warranted.
WHY A YEAR LATER, THE BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE’S UPDATED STATEMENT OF PURPOSE IS MORE RELEVANT THAN EVERJAKEMETHAUGUST 19, 2020FORTUNE
Trading for Mike Conley was a huge source of optimism in Salt Lake City before the season began, but the 32-year-old missed 23 games, and his player efficiency rating dropped to its lowest point in a dozen seasons.
CAN DONOVAN MITCHELL REACH HIS POTENTIAL IN THE BUBBLE?MICHAEL PINAAUGUST 3, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
In place of that optimism is a renewed sense of uncertainty.
THE SECOND WAVE OF MEDIA LAYOFFS IS HEREMAX WILLENSJULY 17, 2020DIGIDAY
Consumers in most countries are cutting back on discretionary spending as optimism for economic recovery has fallen.
ECOMMERCE AND SEO: PAST, PRESENT, AND POST COVID-19JIM YUMAY 19, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
The first couple decades of this détente were exhilarating, and the optimism easily carried over into the 1990’s and early 2000’s.
WILL COVID-19 SPARK A COLD WAR (OR WORSE) WITH CHINA? (EP. 414)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAPRIL 23, 2020FREAKONOMICS
And a rampant ache in my head, seconded by a medium-sized gash in the scalp, didn't make for an access of optimism at that moment.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
They foreclose without mercy, but that does not frighten their old patrons, who have the perennial optimism of the country.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Whilst I am by nature optimistic, I must confess that in these latter days my optimism occasionally receives a shock.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
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WORDS RELATED TO OPTIMISM

  • animation
  • buoyancy
  • cheerfulness
  • cheeriness
  • comfort
  • delight
  • encouragement
  • exuberance
  • gaiety
  • geniality
  • gladness
  • glee
  • good cheer
  • hilarity
  • hopefulness
  • jauntiness
  • jocundity
  • joy
  • joyousness
  • lightheartedness
  • liveliness
  • merriment
  • merry-making
  • mirth
  • optimism
  • solace
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