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Synonyms for pessimist
ˈpɛs ə mɪstpes·simist

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  1. pessimistnoun

    Antonyms:
    optimist

  2. pessimistnoun

    Antonyms:
    optimist

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pessimistnoun

    a person who expects the worst

    Antonyms:
    optimist

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  1. List of paraphrases for "pessimist":

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How to use pessimist in a sentence?

  1. Kahlil Gibran:

    The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.

  2. Jewish Proverb:

    A pessimist, confronted with two bad choices, chooses both.

  3. Elbert Hubbard:

    A pessimist is a man who has been compelled to live with an optimist.

  4. Harry S Truman:

    A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.

  5. Albert Schweitzer:

    An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight... The truly wise person is color- blind.

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