Examples of pessimism in a Sentence
Although the economy shows signs of improving, a sense of pessimism remains.
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Despite all my pessimism, the Fisher-Paulsons keep failing to meet my predictions of disaster.
That pessimism has deepened since Trump’s inauguration, when the same polling group found that 52% of Americans thought the U.S. was on the wrong track compared to 36% who thought it was headed in the right direction.
If pessimism reigns, much can be traced to the failure of the 2010-11 Arab Spring revolts against despotism.
All this pessimism, no place for it in a #HammerDown administration.
McKibben doesn’t necessarily buy the A’s pessimism about the Coliseum, saying any development there will get done far faster and cheaper than one downtown.
Yes, there’s good cause for pessimism—and plenty of homegrown ugliness and idiocy.
In my reading, at least, Litt makes room for pessimism without succumbing to it.
Should juniors Josh Allen and Mike Edwards leave for the NFL draft, pessimism about the 2018 season would only increase.
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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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