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adjective pessimistic pronunciation in American English /ˌpesəˈmɪstɪk/
  1. thinking that the worst thing will happen in every situation

    a pessimistic assessment of the overall situation

    pessimistic about:

    Doctors are pessimistic about his chances of making a full recovery.

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 pessimistic pronunciation in American English /ˌpesəˈmɪstɪkli/  adverb


a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation

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