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Another word for pessimistic

  1. Marked by little hopefulness

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Another word for pessimistic

Synonym Study

  • Misanthropic suggests a deep-seated hatred or distrust of people in general a misanthropic hermit
  • Cynical implies a contemptuous disbelief in human goodness and sincerity cynical about recovering a lost watch
  • 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