how to pronounce optimistic

/ˌɑːptɪˈmɪstɪk/

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optimistic is pronounced in four syllables

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ɑːptɪmɪstɪk

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An example use of optimistic in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… uh are you uh optimistic about this new …”

meanings of optimistic

adjective:

  1. Expecting the best in all possible ways.
  2. Allowing other processes to perform transactions on the same data at the same time, and checking for conflicts only when changes need to be written back.

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