noun. ['ˈpɛsəməst'] a person who expects the worst.
Rhymes with Pessimist
Sentences with pessimist
1. Noun, singular or mass
Paraphrase the pessimist's concerns back to him to confirm that you are getting his message.
Quotes about pessimist
1. A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
- Winston S. Churchill
2. The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
- William Arthur Ward
3. That was one of the virtues of being a pessimist: nothing was ever as bad as you thought it would be.
- James Jones, From Here to Eternity