PESSIMISTIC in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PESSIMISTIC
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 a.  expecting the worst possible outcome
Classic Sentence:
1  I've gotten to be a terrible pessimist about things.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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2  Of this he was very proud, and it made him more disposed than ever to laugh at the pessimists.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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Example Sentence:
1  The government has issued a pessimistic economic forecast.
2  Not everyone is so pessimistic about the future.
3  After the pessimistic sales forecasts, production was halved.
4  An optimistic theory of evolutionary progress was surreptitiously beginning to replace the pessimistic doctrine of universal decay.
5  An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity; a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.
6  It's easy to sell insurance to a pessimist.
7  A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
8  You don't have to be a pessimist to realize that we're in trouble.