HyperDic: pessimism

English > 2 senses of the word pessimism:
NOUNfeelingpessimismthe feeling that things will turn out badly
attributepessimisma general disposition to look on the dark side and to expect the worst in all things
pessimism > pronunciation
Soundspeh'sahmih.zahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > pessimism: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningThe feeling that things will turn out badly.
NarrowercynicismA cynical feeling of distrust
BroaderdespairThe feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well
OppositeoptimismThe optimistic feeling that all is going to turn out well
Spanishpesimismo
Catalanpessimisme
Adjectivespessimisticexpecting the worst possible outcome
Nounspessimista person who expects the worst
English > pessimism: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA general disposition to look on the dark side and to expect the worst in all things.
Broaderdisposition, temperamentYour usual / usual mood
OppositeoptimismA general disposition to expect the best in all things
Spanishpesimismo
Catalanpessimisme
Adjectivespessimisticexpecting the worst possible outcome
Nounspessimista person who expects the worst

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