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Definition of Pessimistic

Pessimistic

  1. Of or pertaining to pessimism; characterized by pessimism; gloomy; foreboding.

Pessimistic Quotations

When I look at the world I'm pessimistic, but when I look at people I am optimistic.
Carl Rogers

A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it.
Aldous Huxley

It's not the tools that you have faith in - tools are just tools. They work, or they don't work. It's people you have faith in or not. Yeah, sure, I'm still optimistic I mean, I get pessimistic sometimes but not for long.
Steve Jobs

The spirit of the gospel is optimistic; it trusts in God and looks on the bright side of things. The opposite or pessimistic spirit drags men down and away from God, looks on the dark side, murmurs, complains, and is slow to yield obedience.
Orson F. Whitney

I'm one of the more pessimistic cats on the planet. I make Van Gogh look like a rodeo clown.
Dennis Miller
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Pessimistic Translations

pessimistic in Dutch is pessimistisch, zwaarhoofdig
pessimistic in German is pessimistisch
pessimistic in Italian is pessimistico
pessimistic in Spanish is pesimista