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used in Not Without My Daughter

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expecting that things will turn out badly; or focusing on the bad part of things
  • I set the dials at 1-1-7 and pushed pessimistically at the buttons.
  • I realized that I was growing more pessimistic, more bitter, more frantic with each passing day.
  • On and on I went, the repetition of the task helping to pass the dreary time, but also promoting a sense of pessimism.
  • Many people expressed the pessimistic opinion that the government had run out of ammunition.
  • But Hamid was pessimistic.

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