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“pessimist” in Business English

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pessimistnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpesɪmɪst/ us

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.
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adjective

A pessimistic quarterly inflation report from the Bank of England was blamed for the fall of the share figures.

(Definition of “pessimist” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)