Part of speech:
Not cheerful; gloomy; dreary
(Elec.) Of, generating, or charged with negative electricity
Expressing jaded or scornful skepticism or negativity:
Marked by hopelessness; very pessimistic:
Characterized by a hatred or mistrustful scorn for humankind.
Having no hope; despairing:
The definition of despondent is having the feeling of losing courage or hope.
In low spirits; discouraged; dejected
(Informal) Gloomy, discouraging, depressing, grim, etc.
Showing a brooding ill humor or silent resentment; morose or sulky.
Characterized by or resulting from despair; hopeless:
Causing or giving rise to distrust.
Inclined to a discouraging view
(Mathematics, of a Turing machine) having at most one instruction associated with any given internal state
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.
That trusts; trustful
Inspiring or giving hope
The definition of dark is someone or something not light in color, without light or sunshine, gloomy or evil.
(Philosophy) Of or relating to the philosophy of mechanism, especially tending to explain phenomena only by reference to physical or biological causes.
The definition of confident is to be certain about something or feeling sure of yourself and your abilities.
Expecting the best in all possible ways.
Not easily persuaded or convinced; doubting; questioning
Marked by little hopefulness
- 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
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