optimism

OPTIMÍSM s.n. Concepţie filozofică potrivit căreia în lume binele precumpăneşte asupra răului, iar lumea existentă este cea mai bună dintre lumile posibile; atitudine a omului care priveşte cu încredere viaţa şi viitorul; tendinţă de a vedea latura bună, favorabilă a lucrurilor. – Din fr. optimisme, germ. Optimismus.
Trimis de oprocopiuc, 13.10.2008. Sursa: DEX '98

Optimism ≠ pesimism
Trimis de siveco, 03.08.2004. Sursa: Antonime

OPTIMÍSM s. v. încredere.
Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime

optimísm s. n.
Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic

OPTIMÍSM n. 1) (în opoziţie cu pesimism) Concepţie asupra vieţii dominată de încredere în viitor şi în oameni. 2) Tendinţă de a vedea părţile pozitive ale oamenilor şi ale realităţii. /<fr. optimisme, germ. Optimismus
Trimis de siveco, 22.08.2004. Sursa: NODEX

OPTIMÍSM s.n. (op. p e s i m i s m) Atitudine, concepţie a unui om care priveşte încrezător viaţa, viitorul. [cf. fr. optimisme, germ. Optimismus].
Trimis de LauraGellner, 30.12.2006. Sursa: DN

OPTIMÍSM s. n. concepţie, atitudine a celui care priveşte încrezător viaţa, viitorul. (< fr. optimisme, germ. Optimismus)
Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN

Dicționar Român. 2013.

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