Synonyms for PESSIMISTIC

Usage Examples for PESSIMISTIC

  1. You mustn't be so pessimistic. - "Banked Fires" by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  2. Her general view of life is pessimistic, relieved by a power of seizing the humorous elements in human stupidity and ill- doing. - "A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature" by John W. Cousin
  3. Of course, people would say it was rather pessimistic, wouldn't they? - "Imaginary Interviews" by W. D. Howells
  4. Not the old religion of abnegation, the impossible myths that come to us out of the pessimistic East, created for a relief, a soporific, a means of evasion,- I do not mean that as religion. - "Together" by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  5. We are eager to hear from you, Miss Van Vluyck continued, if the pessimistic tendency of the book is an expression of your own convictions or- Or merely, Miss Glyde hastily thrust in, a sombre background brushed in to throw your figures into more vivid relief. - "The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Part 2 (of 10)" by Edith Wharton