Definition of 'pessimist'
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So, what would the pessimists say? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Both gained the measure of a reluctant, turgid pitch that offered the seam bowlers less movement than home pessimists feared. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Impossible, say the educational pessimists. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Always pessimists, always fearing the worst, here was a match that played on all their innermost fears. The Sun (2011)But once we know what it means in terms of services, benefits and jobs it will be different, say the pessimists. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'pessimist'
British English: pessimist /ˈpɛsɪˌmɪst/ NOUN
A pessimist is someone who thinks that bad things are going to happen.
I don't consider myself a pessimist.
- American English: pessimist
- Arabic: مُتَشَائِمٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pessimista
- Chinese: 悲观论者
- Croatian: pesimist
- Czech: pesimista
- Danish: pessimist
- Dutch: pessimist
- European Spanish: pesimista
- Finnish: pessimisti
- French: pessimiste
- German: Pessimist
- Greek: πεσιμιστής
- Italian: pessimista
- Japanese: 悲観主義者
- Korean: 비관주의자
- Norwegian: pessimist
- Polish: pesymista
- European Portuguese: pessimista
- Romanian: pesimist
- Russian: пессимист
- Spanish: pesimista
- Swedish: pessimist
- Thai: คนมองโลกในแง่ร้าย
- Turkish: kötümser
- Ukrainian: песиміст
- Vietnamese: người bi quan
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