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pessimism

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  • nounbelief in bad outcome
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Synonyms for pessimism

noun belief in bad outcome
  • cynicism
  • despair
  • distrust
  • gloom
  • grief
  • hopelessness
  • melancholy
  • sadness
  • unhappiness
  • dejection
  • depression
  • despondency
  • dyspepsia
  • gloominess
  • glumness
  • dark side
  • dim view
  • expectation of worst
  • gloomy outlook
  • low spirits

Antonyms for pessimism

  • cheer
  • confidence
  • faith
  • happiness
  • joy
  • joyfulness
  • trust
  • optimism
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gloom

noun. melancholy, depression
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.