[ noun ] the optimistic feeling that all is going to turn out well
Used in print(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)
Some liar 's logic , a wisp of optimism as fragile as the scent of tropical blossoms that came_through the window ( a euphoria perhaps engendered by the pill Fritzie had given her ) , consoled her for a moment .(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)
Her optimism gave me heart .