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Origin of pessimism
OTHER WORDS FROM pessimismo·ver·pes·si·mism, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for pessimism
Science fiction can be terribly pessimistic, but that pessimism is unfounded.How Intelligent Could Life Be Without Natural Selection? - Issue 98: Mind|Arik Kershenbaum|March 17, 2021|Nautilus
Skepticism, let alone pessimism, is almost the opposite of euphoria.Why You Should Be Wary of Claims That the Stock Market Is in a Bubble|Zachary Karabell|March 8, 2021|Time
Disney was further dinged by a lack of live sports on its ESPN networks and new production for its ABC network, offering further reason for pessimism.Disney took a hit during the pandemic, but you wouldn’t know it from its stock price|Steven Zeitchik|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
Yet, even as someone who often savors Fey and Carlock at their most scathing, I find the show’s relative optimism refreshing—not because I want to see them take fewer risks, but because pessimism and misanthropy now feel too obvious to be subversive.NBC’s Mr. Mayor Is a Fascinating Mix of Ted Danson’s Charm and Tina Fey’s Pith|Judy Berman|January 7, 2021|Time
The extreme pessimism has given way to some optimism for an economic recovery and the disbursement of a vaccine to halt the spread of Covid-19.Indian stock markets just had a rollercoaster year, and 2021 won’t be easy either|Prathamesh Mulye|January 5, 2021|Quartz
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