One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘The film suggests that US rehabilitation involves lots of hugs, tears, group chants, and saccharine effusions of Panglossian optimism.’
- ‘In this Panglossian vision, the unfettered market economy is the best of all possible worlds.’
- ‘Like Hammond, Athanasiou argues that the various modes of Panglossian optimism that envisage only win-win scenarios obscure the fact that humanity now faces some tough choices and problems.’
- ‘It's a pleasant vision of the future, but maybe just a touch Panglossian.’
- ‘The Panglossian optimism underpinning such remarks obscures other more serious flaws: To offset the shortfall in domestic savings, the US private sector has been borrowing from abroad.’
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