A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
PANGLOSSIAN 
[adjective] 
1. characterised by or given to extreme optimism, especially in the face of unrelieved hardship or adversity.
2. blindly or naively optimistic; inappropriately optimistic.

Etymology: after Pangloss, an optimistic character in Voltaire’s Candide; compare Greek panglossía - garrulousness, wordiness.
[Brad Holland]

PANGLOSSIAN

[adjective]

1. characterised by or given to extreme optimism, especially in the face of unrelieved hardship or adversity.

2. blindly or naively optimistic; inappropriately optimistic.

Etymology: after Pangloss, an optimistic character in Voltaire’s Candide; compare Greek panglossía - garrulousness, wordiness.

[Brad Holland]

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