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pessimistic

view main entry for pessimisticadjective  /ˌpesəˈmɪstɪk/
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pessimistically

  /ˌpesəˈmɪstɪkli/  adverb
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creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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