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adjective 
  1. naively, Naively or unreasonably optimistic.
Though he took a view of the world in his youth, he became jaded as he grew older.
  1. Of or relating to the view that this is the best of all possible worlds.
category:English eponyms
Etymology: From Dr. w:Pangloss, Pangloss, a character in w:Voltaire, Voltaire's w:Candide, Candide.


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