Definition of optimism:
buoyancy, easiness, mysticism, happiness, melancholy, elation, brightness, despair, trust, pessimism, calmness, enthusiasm, sanguineness, assurance, gloom, sanguinity, sadness, idealism, cheerfulness.
- "A Top-Floor Idyl", George van Schaick.
- "The Fighting Governor A Chronicle of Frontenac", Charles W. Colby Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton.
- "The Practice of Autosuggestion", C. Harry Brooks.