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
But the survey of developers, lenders and various real estate institutions for retail real estate is more pessimistic since Congress approved tax cuts late last year.
Consumer confidence also remained in the pessimistic zone, although there were signs that the worst was over.
But such pessimistic panic was more than a little premature — as voters in Missouri demonstrated last night.
That contrasts this market sell-off with drops in 2011, 2015 and 2016, which coincided with pessimistic signals in both economic data and the bond market.
After all, pessimistic people are more likely to get the flu than optimistic people.
Mogulescu, of Brooklyn Law School, remains pessimistic.
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll sounded very pessimistic about whether strong safety Kam Chancellor and defensive end Cliff Avril will be able to play again after each player suffered season-ending neck injuries in 2017.
Last week, Beckham’s partner and chief negotiator Tim Leiweke sounded pessimistic about the deal in an interview with the Toronto Sun.
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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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