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used in Anne Of Green Gables

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expecting that things will turn out badly; or focusing on the bad part of things
  • So she took herself away, somewhat to Marilla's relief, for the latter felt her doubts and fears reviving under the influence of Mrs. Rachel's pessimism.
    Chapter 1 — Mrs. Rachel Lynde Is Surprised (94% in)
  • A. OR C.S. Marilla pessimistically expected more trouble since Anne had again begun to go to school.
    Chapter 17 — A New Interest in Life (75% in)
  • Anne was conscious of a pang of loneliness when she found herself in a room with fifty other students, not one of whom she knew, except the tall, brown-haired boy across the room; and knowing him in the fashion she did, did not help her much, as she reflected pessimistically.
    Chapter 34 — A Queen's Girl (43% in)

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