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Definition of Pessimist

Pessimist

  1. One who advocates the doctrine of pessimism; -- opposed to optimist.
  2. One who looks on the dark side of things.
  3. Alt. of Pessimistic

Pessimist Quotations

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. - William Arthur Ward
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
William Arthur Ward

When you wake up every day, you have two choices. You can either be positive or negative; an optimist or a pessimist. I choose to be an optimist. It's all a matter of perspective.
Harvey Mackay

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Winston Churchill

The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true. - J. Robert Oppenheimer
The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true.
J. Robert Oppenheimer

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
Harry S. Truman
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Pessimist Translations

pessimist in Dutch is pessimist
pessimist in French is pessimiste
pessimist in German is Pessimistin, Pessimist