Another word for pessimistic
Inclined to a discouraging view
hopeless, gloomy, cynical, misanthropic, negative, negativistic, defeatist, melancholy, depressed, sullen, morose, morbid, despondent, downhearted, despairing, distrustful, sullen, sneering; see also sad 1.
Believing in philosophic pessimism
pessimistic implies an attitude, often habitual, of seeing the dark side of things or expecting the worst to happen pessimistic about the prospects for peace; cynical implies a contemptuous disbelief in human goodness and sincerity cynical about recovering a lost watch; misanthropic suggests a deep-seated hatred or distrust of people in general a misanthropic hermit