dim view


: a bad opinion
The author's dim view of politicians is apparent throughout the book.
She takes a dim view of human nature.

Examples of dim view in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For pro-Palestinian progressives, the electoral moment offers both promise and peril: Younger voters take an increasingly dim view of Israel, and polls show that support for a cease-fire has ticked upward among the general public. Ross Barkan, New York Times, 7 Feb. 2024 Local authorities are taking an increasingly dim view of folks like Hale and show little hesitation in pursuing them for even minor infractions as the company continues to seize their land through eminent domain. Katie Myers, WIRED, 20 Jan. 2024 The Ares 1 has been tested once, and a lot of folks outside of NASA took a very dim view of it... Phil Plait, Discover Magazine, 28 Apr. 2010 The ads from Biden’s campaign and its allied super-PAC, Future Forward USA Action, have focused heavily on touting his record on the economy — an effort to turn around voters’ current dim view. David Lauter, Los Angeles Times, 15 Sep. 2023 Generations of medical and biology students have been instilled with a dim view of bilirubin. Bymitch Leslie, science.org, 8 June 2023 Thalberg took the dim view that writers were much like factory workers. Stacy Perman, Los Angeles Times, 8 May 2023 Wall Street investors have taken a particularly dim view of the office sector throughout the pandemic, but their assessment of the sector has worsened in recent months. Matthew Haag, New York Times, 25 Apr. 2023 The world is facing an imminent risk of a global water crisis, a United Nations agency warned in a report that casts a dim view of government cooperation on the issue. Gareth Vipers, WSJ, 23 Mar. 2023

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“Dim view.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dim%20view. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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