PESSIMISM in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PESSIMISM
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 n.  belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess
Classic Sentence:
1  Silverton was in a mood of Titanic pessimism.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
Example Sentence:
1  It is interesting to note how public opinions oscillate between the extremes of optimism and pessimism.
2  Considering how well you have done in the course so far, you have no real reason for such pessimism about your final grade.
3  We know that markets can get swept away in irrational waves of optimism and pessimism.
4  There is now a mood of deepening pessimism about/over the economy.
5  His pessimism has the effect of depressing everyone.