Origin of pessimism
OTHER WORDS FROM pessimismo·ver·pes·si·mism, noun
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How to use pessimism in a sentence
This pessimism persisted, thanks in part to the continual warnings by experts and many in government that terrorist networks were growing, along with the chances of another attack.It wasn’t hubris that drove America into Afghanistan. It was fear.|Robert Kagan|August 26, 2021|Washington Post
Worldwide economic pessimism brought on by concerns over the delta variant is sending large amounts of capital to the sidelines.Held in place by opposing forces, mortgage rates take a pause|Kathy Orton|July 29, 2021|Washington Post
I honestly don’t know what to believe, but the tension builds in my mind every day as I try to survive pessimism.
As I answered his questions, at times tinged with irony, anguish enveloped my head in a balloon of pessimism and nerves.
Economic historian Robert Gordon calls himself “the prophet of pessimism.”
In reality,” Francis said, “theatrical severity and sterile pessimism are often symptoms of fear and insecurity.Pope Francis Denounces the Vatican Elite’s 'Spiritual Alzheimer’s'|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My pessimism leads me to fight harder, or try to understand how I can do it differently.
Indeed, in some surveys pessimism about the next generation stands at an all-time high.
This pessimism—for all the discussion on campuses about “white privilege”—is even more deeply seated among young whites.
This pessimism is particularly intense among white working class voters, and large sections of the middle class.In the Future We'll All Be Renters: America's Disappearing Middle Class|Joel Kotkin|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Which simple sentence contains more wisdom than all the pessimism of the King of kings.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
The disease of pessimism springs never from real troubles, which it braces men to bear, which it delights men to bear well.The Pocket R.L.S.|Robert Louis Stevenson
If a fervent desire to help Man, instead of wasting time in prayer to "God," is pessimism, I am a pessimist.
Is the use of a danger signal at a hazardous crossing, for the purpose of preventing disaster, pessimism?
Though his pessimism be in great part born of his climate, it has had a very real effect upon his statecraft.The Onlooker, Volume 1, Part 2|Various