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pessimist

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈpesɪmɪst/
someone who feels that bad things are more likely to happen than good things: In the coming months pessimists will say that stocks are not a good buy. →  Compare optimist
pessimistic adjective
Translations of “pessimist”
in Korean 비관론자, 염세주의자…
in Arabic مُتَشائم…
in Portuguese pessimista…
in Catalan pessimista…
in Japanese 悲観主義者, 悲観論者…
in Italian pessimista…
in Russian пессимист…
in Turkish kötümser/karamsar kimse…
in Polish pesymist-a/ka…
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