pessimistic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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pessimisticadjective

uk   us   /ˌpes.ɪˈmɪs.tɪk/
B2 thinking that ​bad things are more ​likely to ​happen or ​emphasizing the ​badpart of a ​situation: The ​tone of the ​meeting was very pessimistic. The ​doctors are pessimistic (= not ​hopeful) about his ​chances of ​recovery.
pessimistically
adverb uk   us   /-tɪ.kəl.i/
(Definition of pessimistic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pessimistic”
in Arabic مُتَشائم…
in Korean 비관론적인…
in Portuguese pessimista…
in Catalan pessimista…
in Japanese 悲観的な, 厭(えん)世的な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 悲观的…
in Turkish kötümser, karamsar…
in Russian пессимистический…
in Chinese (Traditional) 悲觀的…
in Italian pessimista…
in Polish pesymistyczny…
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