Pessimistic synonyms

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(Elec.) Of, generating, or charged with negative electricity
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Not cheerful; gloomy; dreary
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Characterized by a hatred or mistrustful scorn for humankind.
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Expressing jaded or scornful skepticism or negativity:
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Marked by hopelessness; very pessimistic:
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Having no hope; despairing:
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The definition of despondent is having the feeling of losing courage or hope.
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In low spirits; discouraged; dejected
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Said of a person: inclined to worry.
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(Informal) Gloomy, discouraging, depressing, grim, etc.
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Of, or relating to defeatism
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Affected with great sadness or depression.
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Showing a brooding ill humor or silent resentment; morose or sulky.
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Causing or giving rise to distrust.
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Inclined to a discouraging view
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(Mathematics, of a Turing machine) having at most one instruction associated with any given internal state
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Of or relating to rationalism.
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The definition of realistic is someone who has a good grip on the reality of a situation and understands what can and cannot be done, something that is a practical, achievable idea, or something that resembles the actual truth about life.
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That trusts; trustful
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Inspiring or giving hope
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The definition of dark is someone or something not light in color, without light or sunshine, gloomy or evil.
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Unhappy, and blaming oneself rather than others; despondent
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Characterized by or resulting from despair; hopeless:
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(Philosophy) Of or relating to the philosophy of mechanism, especially tending to explain phenomena only by reference to physical or biological causes.
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The definition of confident is to be certain about something or feeling sure of yourself and your abilities.
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Expecting the best in all possible ways.
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Anticipating the best; optimistic; not despondent; confident; full of hope.
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Ld. Berners
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Ominous.
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Not easily persuaded or convinced; doubting; questioning
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Marked by little hopefulness
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Experiencing the effect of favourable fortune; having the feeling arising from the consciousness of well-being or of enjoyment; enjoying good of any kind, as peace, tranquillity, comfort; contented; joyous.
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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
Find another word for pessimistic. In this page you can discover 45 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pessimistic, like: dismal, negative, bleak, misanthropic, cynical, gloomy, hopeless, despondent, downhearted, worrisome and downbeat.