[op-tuh-mis-tik] /ˌɒp təˈmɪs tɪk/
disposed to take a favorable view of events or conditions and to expect the most favorable outcome.
reflecting a favorable view of events and conditions and the expectation of a positive outcome; demonstrating :
an optimistic plan.
of or relating to .
1845, from optimist + -ic. Related: Optimistical (1809); optimistically.
[awr-uh l, ohr-] /ˈɔr əl, ˈoʊr-/ adjective 1. uttered by the mouth; spoken: oral testimony. 2. of, using, or transmitted by speech: oral methods of language teaching; oral traditions. 3. of, relating to, or involving the mouth: the oral cavity. 4. done, taken, or administered through the mouth: an oral dose of medicine. 5. Phonetics. […]
[awr-dn-ey-shuh n] /ˌɔr dnˈeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. Ecclesiastical. the act or ceremony of . 2. the fact or state of being . 3. a decreeing. 4. the act of arranging. 5. the resulting state; disposition; arrangement. /ˌɔːdɪˈneɪʃən/ noun 1. 2. the condition of being ordained or regulated 3. an arrangement or order n. early 15c., […]
[awr-gan-ik] /ɔrˈgæn ɪk/ adjective 1. noting or pertaining to a class of chemical compounds that formerly comprised only those existing in or derived from plants or animals, but that now includes all other compounds of carbon. 2. characteristic of, pertaining to, or derived from living : organic remains found in rocks. 3. of or relating […]
[awr-ee-en-tl, ohr‐] /ˌɔr iˈɛn tl, ˌoʊr‐/ adjective 1. (usually initial capital letter) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Orient, or East; Eastern. 2. of the orient or east; eastern. 3. (initial capital letter) Zoogeography. belonging to a geographical division comprising southern Asia and the Malay Archipelago as far as and including the Philippines, Borneo, […]