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pessimistic

pes·si·mis·tic

pessimistic

 
 
pronunciation:
pe s mI stihk
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: tending to expect unfavorable outcomes.
In general, I'm pessimistic and don't see things changing for the better.Her husband feels confident that she'll get the promotion, but she remains pessimistic.
antonyms:
optimistic, positive, sunny, upbeat
definition 2: of, concerning, or displaying pessimism.
They have a pessimistic outlook on the future.
antonyms:
optimistic
similar words:
negative
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derivation: pessimistically (adv.)