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- adj. Marked by pessimism and little hopefulness.
- adj. Always expecting the worst.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of pessimism, in any sense.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. expecting the worst possible outcome
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It is full of what I call pessimistic optimism and optimistic pessimism.
Only what I call the pessimistic conservatives believe your meme.
I do much better with optimistic stories in pessimistic futures, because there is something to overturn there; there is progress to be made.
And there is plenty of evidence that you should be pessimistic, which is to say, all of the evidence.
Ben, for all his many flaws (and they ARE many), is a superb number-cruncher who knows the normal partisan leans of precincts across the county, and I'll remain pessimistic unless and until we KNOW Marsden has won.
Most Americans remain pessimistic about the state of the economy.
Second, the political environment is such that voters remain pessimistic about the direction of the country and the Republican Party in general.
As for the economy, perhaps the reason people are pessimistic is that many, perhaps most, of them are now earning less, in either real dollars or buying power, than they were 10 years ago.
It is a medical phenomenon that exists in pessimistic individuals that have a shitty outlook on life.
It is a medical phenomenon that exists in pessimistic individuals that have a shitty outlook on life ..