from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of pessimism, in any sense.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Marked by pessimism and little hopefulness.
  • adjective Always expecting the worst.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective expecting the worst possible outcome


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  • JM wonders if people with B Negative blood type are naturally pessimistic?

    July 13, 2011