GRE Word List

PESSIMISM

an inclination to emphasize adverse aspects, conditions, and possibilities or to expect the worst possible outcome

The meaning of the word pessimism is an inclination to emphasize adverse aspects, conditions, and possibilities or to expect the worst possible outcome.

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