Examples of pessimistic in a Sentence
Most doctors were pessimistic that a cure could be found.
The film gives a very pessimistic view of human nature.
He has an extremely negative and pessimistic attitude.
Recent Examples of pessimistic from the Web
Fernando Guerra, professor and director of the Center for the Study of Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University, takes a view that’s at once positive and pessimistic.
Given the pessimistic and high-casualty expectations for any new war on the Korean peninsula, the U.S. public may not be eager for war.
Women were more pessimistic about the situation than men, Democrats more downbeat than Republicans, and those ages 50 to 64 the most critical of all — 73 percent of them said homelessness is worse.
The Last Man was a dire, pessimistic imagining of the human race's demise by plague in 21st century (hmm).
But investors shouldn’t be too pessimistic, writes the Journal’s Nathaniel Taplin.
Nemeth is pessimistic that the vegan industry will ever influence U.S. policy in a meaningful way.
Inside the West Wing, where the statements came as a surprise, aides have become more pessimistic about Kim's intentions after weeks of positive signs, including the release of three Americans being held prisoner in North Korea.
In his line of work, Pasquini treats his share of pessimistic people.
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Synonym Discussion of pessimistic
- cynical about politicians' motives
- a solitary and misanthropic artist
- pessimistic about the future
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Definition of pessimistic for English Language Learners
: having or showing a lack of hope for the future : expecting bad things to happen
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