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adjective     pessimistic pronunciation in British English
  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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     pessimistically pronunciation in British English
/ˌpesəˈmɪstɪkli/ adverb


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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