Examples of pessimism in a Sentence
Although the economy shows signs of improving, a sense of pessimism remains.
Recent Examples of pessimism from the Web
Their pessimism was reflected in another shocking recent poll showing that more than 50 percent of Colombians fear that the country is at risk of turning into Venezuela at some point in the future.
The five-piece offers an energetic live show and songs with an upbeat worldview, a welcome elixir for the pessimism of modern times.
The Trumpophobic media turned McConnell’s pessimism into a veritable death certificate for Obamacare repeal and replacement.
Here, Paul’s crusty pessimism hides a fundamentally optimistic – if also narcissistic –outlook.
The mood of pessimism is even starker among African-American civilians, especially in the wake of Yanez’s acquittal.
The pessimism about the society and the weakness of the party have left Republicans vulnerable to an authoritarian populist like Donald Trump.
Calhoun fanned the pessimism, making specific predictions that if humans failed to slow their exponential rate of population growth, a similar extinction could befall them by the year 2027.
That led to credit downgrades, and the pessimism reverberated to grocery competitors.
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Origin and Etymology of pessimism
First Known Use: 1815See Words from the same year
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pessimistic\ˌpes-ə-ˈmis-tik also ˌpez-\ adjective
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