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[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.


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