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Origin of pessimism
OTHER WORDS FROM pessimismo·ver·pes·si·mism, noun
Words nearby pessimism
Example sentences from the Web for pessimism
My pessimism leads me to fight harder, or try to understand how I can do it differently.
But the comment is a sign of the pessimism spreading through the ranks of the security forces.Kabul Airport Attack Comes as Pakistani Fighters Join Afghan Taliban|Sami Yousafzai|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This pessimism may be the most realistic view of the climate crisis.Climate Change Needs the Politics of the Impossible|Jedediah Purdy|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Spirits were high as blood-red farm equipment was on the march, crushing doubts and pessimism like so many misplaced forearms!Sochi’s Impenetrable, Utterly Russian Opening Ceremony|Kelly Williams Brown|February 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But acquiescing to that pessimism means acquiescing to new spasms of terrible violence.The Conversation Israel and Palestine Needs to Have|Peter Beinart, Alan M. Dershowitz|December 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The temperament and theory described as pessimism are European.Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)|Charles Eliot
This new standard of human dignity plunged Troy into the lowest depths of pessimism.The Marne|Edith Wharton
But pessimism is more a matter of temperament than statistics.Working With the Working Woman|Cornelia Stratton Parker
Thus, as he escaped from Schopenhauer's pessimism, he plucked from his heart his affection for Wagner.Egoists|James Huneker
In the fourth chapter the writer goes more deeply into this pessimism.Ten Great Religions|James Freeman Clarke