Definitions

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  • adj. not optimistic

Etymologies

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un- +‎ optimistic

Examples

  • I pretty much am unoptimistic that any intelligent genre show will last or any genre show for that matter.

    Tube Bits For 03/23/2009

  • If projections for consumer spending remain unoptimistic, many businesses are likely to hold back on general technology investment as they wait for a more sustainable recovery.

    Martin Ford: Soaring Corporate Profits v. An Ailing Economy -- Is it Sustainable?

  • OKE: And on unoptimistic note, aid agencies may not have to wait long for peace to come.

    CNN Transcript Oct 20, 2001

  • Looking ahead to holiday sales, analysts' outlook on middle-income consumer spending remains unoptimistic.

    Forbes.com: News

  • Built on the site of a blitz bomb blast, the breeze-block building was constructed for only £60,000 and was made to last an unoptimistic five years.

    Young Vic comes of age | The Official London Theatre Guide

  • A joint survey by International Business Daily and Web Textile. com indicated that, due to the financial crisis, the enterprises are generally unoptimistic about this "free trade" era as of 2009, daring not to hold too much hope for either export or domestic demand.

    ICTSD

  • But ten unoptimistic quid says that due to being a 3D creature feature, it'll probably suck primordial ooze.

    Crave at CNET UK

  • However, there was still unoptimistic production and sales.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Also, that same dynamic leaves me decidedly unoptimistic about John Ahern's chances in the have already begun.

    Sound Politics

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