The word excellent is a synonym for “positive” with the sense of “emphasizing what is laudable, hopeful, or to the good.” Excellent means “possessing outstanding quality or superior merit.”
Another excellent synonym for positive is beneficial, a word that means “conferring benefit; advantageous; helpful.” The word beneficial ultimately comes from the Latin beneficium, meaning “kindness.” The word beneficial can be used as an easy substitute for positive in sentences like it will be positive (or beneficial) for them.
Positive的另一个近义词是beneficial，这个词表示“带来好处；有利的；有帮助的”。Beneficial源自拉丁语“benefitium”，意思是“善良”。这个词通常可以替代positive。例如：It will be positive (or beneficial) for them（这对他们来说是积极的（有益的））。
The word positive connotes a certain kind of real-world or hands-on benefit. A close synonym for positive that has a similar connotation is constructive, “helping to improve; promoting further development or advancement.” However, constructive does not necessarily describe literal construction, “the occupation or industry of building.”
The adjective positive is used generally to describe things that are appealing, meaning “evoking or attracting interest, desire, curiosity, sympathy, or the like; attractive.” If you find something appealing, it means you are drawn to it.
A slightly more sophisticated synonym for appealing is delectable, which means “delightful; highly pleasing; enjoyable.” It is most often used to describe things that appeal to the senses, particularly taste.
If something is appealing, you feel favorable toward it. The word favorable means “characterized by approval or support.” It is also a close synonym for positive. Like positive, favorable can also describe a forward-looking attitude, in the sense of “boding well; propitious.”
A more sophisticated synonym of favorable is auspicious, “promising success; opportune; favorable.” The word auspicious comes from the Latin auspicium, which was the practice of divining the future by watching the flight of birds.
Another sophisticated synonym for favorable to describe a positive outcome is serendipitous, meaning “beneficial” or “fortuitous.”