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In a conference call with investors on Tuesday, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff gushed with optimism.

From Fortune

Meanwhile, Edward Jones’ Logan Purk believes the stock is “priced appropriately,” but there’s “a lot of optimism priced in,” he tells Fortune.

From Fortune

In the months following the Business Roundtable announcement, our optimism proved to be warranted.

From Fortune

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.

In place of that optimism is a renewed sense of uncertainty.

From Digiday

Within a few swipes, I was already feeling that burst of romantic optimism you need the first day of the (Christian) new year.

Whatever the future holds for Africa, optimism certainly abounds.

The optimism across the hemisphere was obvious, but many challenges remain.

And one has to fight against that and create some haven for optimism.

Miraculously, Malala survived, and her courage, wisdom, and optimism have continued to transfix and inspire the world.

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.

They foreclose without mercy, but that does not frighten their old patrons, who have the perennial optimism of the country.

Whilst I am by nature optimistic, I must confess that in these latter days my optimism occasionally receives a shock.

The situation would have been hopeless to anybody not possessed of Scattergood's optimism and resource.

Fat Boy, our clarinetist who doubles on Martian horn-harp, made a feeble attempt at optimism.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to optimism, such as: anticipation, certainty, confidence, elation, enthusiasm, and expectation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.