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Not all of the economists in the survey were as pessimistic as Sinclair.
EVEN WITH A VACCINE, THE ECONOMY COULD TAKE MANY MONTHS TO RETURN TO NORMALAMELIA THOMSON-DEVEAUXAUGUST 25, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
For companies to fall in this lowest tier means that investors are pessimistic about their future sales growth and profitability.
THE CHAMP’S BIG COMEBACK: WHY BEATEN-DOWN VALUE STOCKS ARE POISED TO THRIVESHAWN TULLYAUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
Corelogic, the financial data service, has made a baseline forecast that some three million homeowners will fall behind on their mortgage payments—and their pessimistic forecast predicts more than 12 million delinquent borrowers.
TRUMP IS MAKING HOME LOANS RISKIER DURING A HOUSING CRISISTIM FERNHOLZJULY 28, 2020QUARTZ
Assuming the most pessimistic scenario — that life requires stars to have at least as much metal as the sun — eliminates about two-thirds of the galaxy’s stars.
SELF-DESTRUCTIVE CIVILIZATIONS MAY DOOM OUR SEARCH FOR ALIEN INTELLIGENCETOM SIEGFRIEDJULY 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
This message will resonate with Americans who are feeling pessimistic due to everything that has unfolded in 2020.
ECOMMERCE MARKETING THIS INDEPENDENCE DAY WILL BE TRICKY: FOUR MUST DOSEVELYN JOHNSONJUNE 23, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
My brother recovered his old spirit and refused to be discouraged by my pessimistic view of his expedition.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Raoul, with pessimistic foreboding, was convinced that there were only girls next door.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Then I received a pessimistic letter from Aunt H—— telling me that lots of wounded were expected and that the war would not cease.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
But in his most dangerous crisis he had never been restless, apprehensive, pessimistic, as he was at this moment.
WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
He was disposed to a critical and sometimes pessimistic examination of his own feelings and of other people's actions.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PESSIMISTIC

  • anxious
  • bothered
  • burdened
  • concerned
  • disquieted
  • nervous
  • pessimistic
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