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optimistic
used in Nineteen Minutes

6 uses
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Definition
expecting the best; or focusing on the good part of things
  • But, conversely, an optimistic person was that way because he wanted to believe in something better than his reality.
    Part 1 (39% in)
  • Pure logic: Assuming reality was constant, expectation had to be greater than reality to create optimism.
    Part 1 (39% in)
  • My daughter the optimist.
    Part 1 (51% in)
  • Josie supposed that the flip side of this, the optimistic angle, was that Peter never tried to be like anyone else.
    Part 1 (63% in)
  • A tiny flame, one that had been rekindled-optimism.
    Part 2 (79% in)
  • Now that the verdict had been handed down-now that they knew Peter would never be coming home again-there was no reason to keep it as she had for the past five months: a shrine, a haven for optimism.
    Part 2 (96% in)

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