But the comment is a sign of the pessimism spreading through the ranks of the security forces.
My pessimism leads me to fight harder, or try to understand how I can do it differently.
The BE section is devoted to that which cannot be bought, and offers thoughts on pessimism.
This pessimism may be the most realistic view of the climate crisis.
Economists, a pessimistic lot by training and nature, are now rethinking their pessimism.
Want of love may also be a cause of pessimism; most pessimists have been lonely men.
Religion did not cause this pessimism, but also it did not oppose it.
The real character of what is known as Byron's pessimism is better worth study than any real pessimism could ever be.
It is our only refuge from pessimism and despair for the world.
Yet on one side he maintained that his own pessimism was more truly Christian than their optimism.
1794 "worst condition possible," borrowed (by Coleridge) from French pessimisme, formed (on model of French optimisme) from Latin pessimus "worst," originally "bottom-most," from PIE *ped-samo-, superlative of root *pes- "foot" (see foot (n.)). As a name given to the doctrines of Schopenhauer, Hartmann, etc., that this is the worst possible world, or that everything tends toward evil, it is first recorded 1835, from German pessimismus (Schopenhauer, 1819). The attempt to make a verb of it as pessimize (1862) did not succeed.