- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||one who usually or in a specific instance expects a good outcome. (Cf. pessimist.)
How can you be such an optimist with all these troubles in the world?I had given up all hope, but she remained an optimist.
||one who holds the belief that good is the dominant force in the universe or that this universe is the best possible one. (Cf. pessimist.)
The word optimist
contains the following part:
that means best