At the time in history when our future has never looked brighter, it is baffling that some people are more pessimistic than ever.
This pessimistic attitude is far removed from the positive hedonism of Aristippus.
Schopenhauer emphasizes the pessimistic side of Hegel's thought.
A pessimistic spirit is apparent, as in the writings of Wenceslaus Berent.
In Europe on the whole the so-called pessimistic attitude was commoner in the Teutonic north than in the Mediterranean basin.
So prognosis became pessimistic, and the therapeutics of the abler men negative, until fresh hopes arose of stemming the tides of evil at their earliest flow.
Kant, though pessimistic as regards the actual man, is optimistic regarding his moral capacity.
Americans think that this statement is altogether too pessimistic.
I can't stand being around pessimistic people for too long, they really bring me down.
Some of my friends have pessimistic views on marriage and think that David and I won't last long as a married couple.
The weather forecast for the coming week is rather gloomy and pessimistic.
Many are pessimistic about the future of our country with the government in such chaos.
I think my pessimistic cousin Linda could benefit from some time away from her gruelling job.
Although he used to be a bubbly person, recent tragedies in his life have caused him to turn pessimistic.
Walter's pessimistic outlook prevented him from seeing the best in people.