How to use Optimist in a sentence

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  • She is an optimist and an idealist.

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  • The optimist would probably try to hug the cynic.

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  • You said no, because you're an optimist and warranties can be somewhat of a scam.

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  • From his belief in teleology he is not deterred by the enigma of pain; he is a determined optimist.

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  • He is an optimist, but a bit naïve and certainly square.

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  • It's not all about looking at the world through rose-colored lenses, even though a good skiing trip could turn you into the life-loving optimist.

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  • Although a natural optimist, I am going to make a prediction that is almost apocalyptic.

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  • He answered these attacks in kind, sometimes perhaps with unnecessary vehemence and rancour, but he never faltered in his work, and, an optimist by nature, a disciple of his friend George Combe, and a believer in the indefinite improvability of mankind, he was sustained throughout by his conviction that nothing could so much benefit the race, morally, intellectually and materially, as education.

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  • Elisabeth was stoic, always holding her feelings close; and Emily was the effervescent, impulsive optimist.

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  • He was always an optimist, and thought that he was bringing good influence to bear upon Caesar as afterwards upon Octavian.

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  • The optimist sailors dutifully paddled out through the shark barrier, drifted about on the tide for an hour and then paddled back in.

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  • But you're a full card-carrying romantic optimist.

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  • An optimist and idealist, he joined to a fervent belief in liberty an equal enthusiasm for German unity and the idea of the German state.

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  • He had been sufficiently an optimist to believe in the triumph of the liberal but non-republican institutions dear to him under the restoration, under Louis Philippe and Louis Napoleon successively.

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  • Cicero, an incurable optimist in politics, may have convinced himself of Octavian's sincerity.

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  • The average man is pessimist or optimist not on theoretical grounds, but owing to the circumstances of his life, his material prosperity, his bodily health, his general temperament.

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  • Till Amos (with the solitary exception of Micaiah ben Imlah, in i Kings xxii.) prophecy was optimist - even Elijah, if he denounced the destruction of a dynasty and the annihilation of all who had bowed the knee to Baal, never doubted of the future of the nation when only the faithful remained; but the new prophecy is pessimist - it knows that Israel is rotten to the core, and that the whole fabric of society must be dissolved before reconstruction is possible.

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