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optimistic
used in The Picture of Dorian Gray - 20 chapter version

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Definition
expecting the best; or focusing on the good part of things
  • The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
    Chapter 6 (26% in)
  • I have the greatest contempt for optimism.
    Chapter 6 (28% in)

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