An atmosphere of melancholy or depression:
The attitudes or beliefs of a cynical person
Despondency is defined as a state of feeling hopeless or dejected.
A lowering in amount, degree, or position:
Intense emotional suffering caused by loss, disaster, misfortune, etc.; acute sorrow; deep sadness
The definition of morose is having a gloomy attitude or character.
The definition of pessimistic is constantly expecting the worst.
Loss of hope
Sentimental pessimism or melancholy over the state of the world
A tendency to expect the best possible outcome or dwell on the most hopeful aspects of a situation.
Trust or faith in a person or thing:
Reliance on something in the future; hope:
Find another word for pessimism. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pessimism, like: gloom, doubt, cynicism, hopelessness, nihilism, unhappiness, low spirits, despondency, melancholy, blighted hope and lack of expectation.