Meaning of Micawberism in English:

Micawberism

noun

mass noun
  • Unjustified or irresponsible optimism.

    ‘this kind of Micawberism is one of the causes of failure in personal life’

Origin

Late 19th century from the name of the character Wilkins Micawber, in Charles Dickens's novel David Copperfield.

Pronunciation

Micawberism

/mɪˈkɔːbərɪz(ə)m/