- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||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.
- optimistic, positive, sunny, upbeat
||of, concerning, or displaying pessimism.
They have a pessimistic outlook on the future.
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