A favorable or hopeful aspect, as in Bob is inclined to look on the bright side of everything. This idiom uses bright in the sense of “lit up with gladness or hope.” [First half of 1800s] Also see glass is half full.
Related Words for bright sideprospect, desire, confidence, anticipation, belief, faith, wish, aspiration, expectation, optimism, promise, ambition, goal, achievement, concern, expectancy, fortune, reverie, endurance, daydream
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Why not drop each of us off to take a quarter of the bright-side and work our way in?Gold in the Sky
Alan Edward Nourse