Example sentences for: pessimist

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

  • I particularly liked the way he worked the book through the pessimist/optimist grinder.

  • If you're a pessimist and don't trust your future self to be frugal, then you might as well spend all your money today so it doesn't fall into the hands of that future spendthrift.

  • Thomas Jefferson, a pessimist, maintained that blacks and whites "can never live in a state of equal freedom under the same Government, so insurmountable are the barriers which nature, habit, and opinion have established between them."

  • Murakami lays several plot lines and, both consummate miniaturist and committed pessimist, appears to develop each carefully while keeping the mix unstable.

  • In recent years, Bork has cast himself as a cranky pessimist.

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