But even that view—wildly, insanely optimistic at the time—turned out to be too pessimistic.
Non-college whites are the most alienated and pessimistic group in the electorate and also the most nationalist.
I will be happy if events prove me too pessimistic, but the political atmosphere in Washington is rancid.
She sounded “pessimistic” he said and did not believe that she would come out of jail before the February Games.
Economists, a pessimistic lot by training and nature, are now rethinking their pessimism.
Of course, there was always the possibility of bad weather or a broken cable, but the Catspaw's crew declined to be pessimistic.
I tried him with my pessimistic conclusions to see how he took it.
Billy Kernahan laughed at his pessimistic utterances and assured him that outdoor work would do wonders for him.
We would not be understood to refer to this in a pessimistic spirit.
This pessimistic aspect of Imperialism has certainly to some extent an historical basis.