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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pessimistic mean? 

PESSIMISTIC (adjective)
  The adjective PESSIMISTIC has 1 sense:

1. expecting the worst in this worst of all possible worlds

  Familiarity information: PESSIMISTIC used as an adjective is very rare.

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PESSIMISTIC (adjective)

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Expecting the worst in this worst of all possible worlds


bearish (expecting prices to fall)

demoralised; demoralized; discouraged; disheartened (made less hopeful or enthusiastic)


hopeless (without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success)

negative (characterized by or displaying negation or denial or opposition or resistance; having no positive features)


optimistic (expecting the best in this best of all possible worlds)

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