What does pessimistic mean?

Definitions for pessimistic

Here are all the 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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pessimistic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pessimistic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Christine Li:

    I am pessimistic about retail here.

  2. Roger Carr:

    It is very pessimistic at the moment.

  3. Jiang Chao:

    From today, I'm no longer pessimistic.

  4. David Moore:

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

  5. Dwight D. Eisenhower:

    I never saw a pessimistic general win a battle.

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