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Words and phrases that have a meaning related to pessimistic:   (133 results)

Antonyms:
optimistic

Often used in the same context:
optimistic, sanguine, gloomier, bleak, cautious, upbeat, downbeat, rosy, skeptical, fatalistic, glum, bullish, grimmer, ambivalent, circumspect, despondent, pollyannaish, apprehensive, bearish, hopeful, dour, dire, unhopeful, negative, wishful thinker, alarmist, unconvinced, depressed, unworried, skittish, concerned, dismissive, downcast, realistic, unenthusiastic, unhappy, positive, dissatisfied, anxious, jittery, uncertain, uneasy, fearful, blase, hopeless, equivocal, wary, hawkish, complacent, worrisome, defeatist, cynical, cheerier, confident, disillusioned, dovish, gung ho, paranoid, dismal, overconfident, unsettled, dimmer, distrustful, lukewarm, unexcited, dispirited, reticent, sunnier, impatient, pragmatic, hesitant, conciliatory, blinkered, precarious, unimpressed, unrealistic, oversold, panglossian, tightfisted, frustrated, prescient, grumpier, cloudier, sympathetic, brighter, tepid, phlegmatic, morose, timid, apathetic, overbought, jaundiced, contrarian, blunter, perplexed, conflicted, wishful thinking, indecisive, angrier, buoyant, leery, wishful, sceptical, nihilistic, subjectivist, anthropocentric, erroneous, historicist, moralistic, idealist, materialistic, inaccurate, progressivist, vitalistic, evolutionist, objectivist, positivist

Appears in the definition of:
bear, cheerlessness, depression, inge, pessimistically, pynchon, the gloomy dean, thomas pynchon, uncheerfulness, unduly, william ralph inge

Synonyms:
bearish, demoralized, discouraged, disheartened

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— Nouns for pessimistic: view, outlook, attitude views, conclusion, conclusions, note, assessment, scenario, mood, estimate, more...

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See pessimistic used in context: 7 rhymes, several books and articles.

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