Example sentences for: pessimism

How can you use “pessimism” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • avoidance, disdain, and pessimism as well as inadequate time, insufficient education, and lack of resources as barriers.

  • You mention her "optimism"; I would prefer the word "cheer," for I think Powell was deeply pessimistic in many ways--in the grand old Stoical manner--and that it was this pessimism that permitted her to throw herself into life and living with such abandon.

  • He has heard enough pessimism from pundits and politicians on the subject of whether NATO has miscalculated.

  • Granting that the above sampling is hardly scientific, Chatterbox concludes that Global 2000 's pessimism is overstated roughly 50 percent of the time, and justified roughly 50 percent of the time.

  • Also, a review marks the 10 th anniversary of Tom Wolfe's Bonfire of the Vanities , noting its undue pessimism: "After all, the economic boom of the 1980s is still humming in the '90s; New York itself is a vastly cleaner, safer place than the city Wolfe described.


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