Friday, April 08, 2005
Definitions for Panglossian
- Excessively or naively optimistic.
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Citations for Panglossian
He is not peddling a Panglossian view of the world, or denying that there are problems that merit action.
But only the most Panglossian among us can doubt that in this fevered political climate more silencings will come.
Origin of Panglossian
Panglossian derives from Pangloss, the optimistic tutor in Voltaire's Candide.