Wednesday, 15 October 2008

Panglossian

PANGLOSSIAN

–adjective
Characterized by or given to extreme optimism, esp. in the face of unrelieved hardship or adversity.



In a panglossian moment
I had cast all caution to the winds.
It came back in gales.

2 comments:

Leatherdykeuk said...

Fabulous word!

Jennifer said...

Fantastic!

It's a new word for me--I like the sound of it.