Optimist vs Perfectibilist - What's the difference?

optimist | perfectibilist | Hypernyms |

Optimist is a hypernym of perfectibilist.


As nouns the difference between optimist and perfectibilist

is that optimist is optimist while perfectibilist is a believer in perfectibility.

optimist

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person who expects a favourable outcome.
  • A believer in optimism.
  • A small centre-board sailing dinghy designed to train and introduce young children into sailing.
  • Antonyms

    * pessimist

    Derived terms

    * optimistic

    perfectibilist

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A believer in perfectibility.
  • Synonyms

    * utopianist

    Hypernyms

    * optimist