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pessimist

pes·si·mist

pessimist

 
 
pronunciation:
pe s mihst
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who usu. expects a bad outcome. (Cf. optimist.)
Being a pessimist by nature, he's always surprised when things turn out well.
antonyms:
optimist
definition 2: one who holds the beliefs of pessimism. (Cf. optimist.)
antonyms:
optimist
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