I think that's an optimistic count of the number of participants.
Kant, though pessimistic as regards the actual man, is optimistic regarding his moral capacity.
Aristotle was optimistic of great achievements over the whole range of the sciences.
Made optimistic by victory, Savov and his generals determined to storm the Chatalja lines by open force.
Jorge was optimistic and always saw the best in every situation.
Pessimists can learn to be more optimistic by distracting themselves from negative thoughts and looking for the humor in life.
Kevin would rather spend time with Bob, his optimistic friend, than his cynical and gloomy friend, Victor.
Sarah had a sunny and optimistic nature; her mother always said Sarah wore rose-colored glasses.
One way to keep from being frantic is to take deep breaths and think about the optimistic side of the situation.
If you surround yourself with optimistic friends, you are less likely to have a pessimistic attitude.
The doctor was optimistic that this treatment would put his patient's cancer into remission.
Trey's optimistic attitude began to falter as he dealt with family struggles.
He desired peace with Russia first of all, and at the congress of Aland even obtained relatively favourable terms, only to have them rejected by his obstinately optimistic master.