Sentence Examples

  • Pessimism is naturally connected with materialist, optimism with idealist, views of life.
  • But even at this stage of his career the pessimism of his later writings began to manifest itself, together with a susceptibility to morbid fears which led him to keep loaded weapons always at his bedside.
  • We may note at the outset the spirit of pessimism which, like the curse on the hoard, pervades the whole.
  • From Alecsandri there is a natural transition to his great rival, who was also his superior in depth of thought and in mastery of form and language, the great poet of pessimism, Mihail E Eminescu (q.v.).
  • But the gloom of Juvenal's pessimism is unlighted by hope.

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