Definitions for pessimistic

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word pessimistic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pessimistic(adj)

    expecting the worst possible outcome


  1. pessimistic(Adjective)

    Marked by pessimism and little hopefulness.

  2. pessimistic(Adjective)

    Always expecting the worst.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pessimistic(adj)

    of or pertaining to pessimism; characterized by pessimism; gloomy; foreboding

Editors Contribution

  1. pessimistic

    expecting the worst

    He doesn't love life, he is pessimestic

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Roger Carr:

    It is very pessimistic at the moment.

  2. Jiang Chao:

    From today, I'm no longer pessimistic.

  3. David Moore:

    I guess I'm pessimistic, but I'm hopeful.

  4. Dwight D. Eisenhower:

    I never saw a pessimistic general win a battle.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    I believe it paints a vision of our future that is deeply pessimistic.

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