Definition of pessimistic in English:
Tending to see the worst aspect of things or believe that the worst will happen: he was pessimistic about the prospects
More example sentences
- The most pessimistic observers believe everything is stacking up for a crash.
- Civil War combat had hardened him to a pessimistic expectation of repeated failure.
- A spokesman for the 13 workers involved in the dispute said they felt pessimistic about the prospect of a settlement.