Waiting, as for the birth of a child or for an inheritance
Without wind or motion; still; quiet
Presenting favorable circumstances or showing signs of a favorable outcome; propitious:
Inclined to anticipate; of or full of anticipation
One who aspires, as to advancement, honors, or a high position.
Promoting a feeling of cheer; pleasant:
Concerned with or making provision for the future:
The definition of blithe is cheerful or carefree or lacking in concern.
The definition of eager is ready and impatient to do something.
Happening, done, said, etc. at a suitable time; well-timed; opportune
Boding well; favorable; auspicious
The definition of unfortunate is unlucky, or something that is regrettable or inappropriate.
Expecting the best in all possible ways.
Of or characterized by pessimism; expecting the worst
Characterized by or resulting from despair; hopeless:
Assured is defined as something that is definite.
The definition of poised is a calm and assured person.
Giving help; of service; useful
The definition of buoyant is someone or something that is able to rise or float in air or water.
Having or showing enthusiasm; ardent
That trusts; trustful
Not disturbed or troubled; calm, peaceful, tranquil, etc.
The definition of comfortable is mind and body being at ease or someone that makes a person feel secure, happy or relaxed.
Alternative form of Pollyannaish.
Smiling, as with happiness or optimism.
Attractive or good-looking; that makes one look good.
Condescendingly courteous; indulgent:
Suited or right for a particular purpose:
Able to reason
Improving the mood; causing cheerfulness.
Tending to enliven, motivate, or exalt:
Giving pleasure; pleasant; agreeable; gratifying
Of superior quality.
Very active or lively; vigorous; brisk
That or who arouses or arouse.
Believed to bring good luck:
Cheerful or optimistic, especially to an excessive degree:
That attracts or has the power to attract; esp., pleasing, charming, pretty, handsome, etc.
Pleasingly new or different
Likely to happen or to be true:
Affording advantage; favorable or beneficial.
Pleasing in manner, behavior, or appearance.
The definition of happy is someone or something that is feeling great pleasure or joy.
The definition of comforting is something that soothes you.
Excellent, of high quality; such as the specific person or thing should ideally be. (Now often merged with later senses.) [from 14th c.]
Done with or characterized by expedition; efficient and speedy; prompt
The definition of confident is to be certain about something or feeling sure of yourself and your abilities.
A form of asexual reproduction in living organisms in which new individuals form from outgrowths (buds) on the bodies of mature organisms. These outgrowths grow by means of mitotic cell division. Many simple multicellular animals such as hydras and unicellular organisms such as yeasts reproduce by budding.
The definition of bullish is like a bull, or a rising stock market average.
Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
Filled with despondency; dejected
Not likely to develop in a desirable manner:
The definition of inauspicious is something that is an omen of bad things to come or an unlucky beginning.
(Archaic) Despairing; without hope
Without a point
One that applies, as for a job.
A student who is near to completion of the requirements for a degree
A device used in a moving object, especially a missile, that locates a target by detecting light, heat, or other radiation.
Inspiring confidence or hope
One who aspires
A product designed to imitate the qualities or characteristics of something.
Bright, promising, cheerful, etc.
(Informal) Very bad; deplorable
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