What is a Pollyanna attitude?
What does Poly mean in dating?
What does prolly mean in a text?
Antonyms & Near Antonyms for Pollyanna. cynic, defeatist, pessimist.
The word Pollyanna has some highly negative connotations for positive people! The synonyms are less harsh: dreamer, hoper, idealist, positive thinker. Still, people use the name Pollyanna as an insult! True, overly positive people can be annoying.
What does Pollyanna mean in politics?
The Pollyanna principle (also called Pollyannaism or positivity bias) is the tendency for people to remember pleasant items more accurately than unpleasant ones. Research indicates that at the subconscious level, the mind tends to focus on the optimistic; while at the conscious level, it tends to focus on the negative.