Day-74 (Micawber)

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Word:
Micawber

Status:
Noun

Meaning:
One who is poor but lives in optimistic expectation of a better future; an eternal optimist.

Sentences:
1) He shall never give up being a micawber.
2) Dickens's father by immortalized for ever as Mr Micawber in 'David Copperfield'.

Origin:
Wilkins Micawber, character is the novel David Copperfield(1849-50) by Charles Dickens.

First use:
1852

Synonyms:
optimist, dreamer, romantic, visionary, hopeful

Antonyms:
pessimist, deafeatist, fatalist.

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