US: /ˌɑptəˈmɪstɪk/
UK: /ˌɒptɪmˈɪstɪk/

English Vietnamese dictionary

optimistic /,ɔpti'mistik/
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Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective
~ (about sth)
~ (that ...) expecting good things to happen or sth to be successful; showing this feeling: She's not very optimistic about the outcome of the talks. + They are cautiously optimistic that the reforms will take place. + We are now taking a more optimistic view. + in an optimistic mood + I think you're being a little over-optimistic.
optimistically adverb: He spoke optimistically about better relations between the two countries.

Thesaurus dictionary

sanguine, positive, cheerful, buoyant, bright, hopeful, expectant, confident, bullish, idealistic, Pollyannaish:
We have every reason to be optimistic that the venture will succeed.

Collocation dictionary


appear, be, feel, look, seem, sound | become | remain


extremely, highly, strongly, very
He remained strongly optimistic that an agreement could be reached.
| excessively, hopelessly, incredibly, overly, ridiculously, unduly, wildly
These estimates were wildly optimistic.
| a bit, fairly, a little, quite, rather, reasonably, somewhat | basically, essentially, generally
an essentially optimistic view of human nature
| cautiously, guardedly, quietly
I don't want to exaggerate our chances, but I'm cautiously optimistic.
| cheerfully


He's very optimistic about his chances.

Concise English dictionary

'ɑptɪmɪstɪk /'ɒp-
+expecting the best in this best of all possible worlds
+expecting the best