Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “pessimism”

See all translations

pessimism

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈpesɪmɪzəm/
when you believe bad things will happen
kötümserlik, karamsarlık
→  Opposite optimism Not hopeful
Translations of “pessimism”
in Spanish pesimismo…
in French pessimisme…
in German der Pessimismus…
in Chinese (Traditional) 悲觀情緒, 悲觀主義…
in Russian пессимизм…
in Chinese (Simplified) 悲观情绪, 悲观主义…
in Polish pesymizm…
(Definition of pessimism from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “pessimism” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More