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Origin of optimistic
Examples from the Web for optimistic
Today, liberal Protestantism is on the wane, and optimistic postmillennialism along with it.
In fact, there are a number of good reasons to be optimistic.
Backers of reform certainly hope so and believe it might have been too optimistic to expect change this year.SWAT Lobby Shoots to Kill Police Reform After Ferguson|Tim Mak|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He then struck an optimistic note, saying his own life is proof that we have made great progress in matters of race.
The stories, meanwhile, close on open notes, if not optimistic ones.
To the optimistic Virginia the division of the loaves and fishes of his personal gratitude was scarcely heeded.Hepsey Burke|Frank Noyes Westcott
The dedication to his wife explains the title and reveals the author's optimistic views.
We're detailing a couple of junior technicians to make a search of the library here on Gongonk Island, but we're not optimistic.Uller Uprising|Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
An optimistic guess is that they spotted our Navy search force and pulled out quickly, fearing a surprise attack.Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung|Victor Appleton
But the gentleman was not prepared to confirm this optimistic view of the case.Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories|Henry Seton Merriman