Pessimistic



[pes-uh-mis-tik] /ˌpɛs əˈmɪs tɪk/

adjective
1.
pertaining to or characterized by or the tendency to expect only bad outcomes; gloomy; joyless; unhopeful:
His pessimistic outlook kept him from applying for jobs for which he was perfectly qualified.
adj.

1866, from pessimist + -ic.

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