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Russian translation of “pessimist”


noun [C]     /ˈpesɪmɪst/
someone who always believes that bad things will happen
Don't be such a pessimist!Not hopeful
(Definition of pessimist noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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