Translation of pessimism in Spanish:

pessimism

pesimismo, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈpɛsɪmɪz(ə)m//ˈpɛsəˌmɪzəm/

noun

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    pesimismo masculine
    • Throughout the conversation, Blondel expressed a deep pessimism about the future.
    • I believed that no situation could be made better by pessimism or worry.
    • Invariably over the next couple of weeks there will be bouts of optimism and pessimism in world financial markets.
    • We have found that a deliberative mindset induced greater realism and not more pessimism.
    • In this peculiarly modern mood of social pessimism, the end is believed to be nigh but never comes.
    • To recognize that war is inevitable is not pessimism, but political realism.
    • But just because the mood of social pessimism is so ubiquitous does not mean we should simply accept it.
    • That guarded optimism has been replaced by downright pessimism because the bottom of the decline is still not in sight.
    • The birth rate is the lowest in Europe, reflecting deep pessimism about the future and the astonishingly high cost of housing.
    • Optimism turns to pessimism and a growing sense of helplessness, however, as funds are depleted and rejection letters arrive.
    • Yet there is reason to believe that the pessimism about the East German economy is overdone.
    • To suggest we are on the edge of defeat is to yield to unreasonable pessimism.
    • There's no cause for pessimism, we should believe in ourselves and use that self-belief to choose now and irrevocably the path of reform.
    • At the same time, public pessimism about the future of health systems is growing.
    • The same markets that were enormously hyped a year ago are now the subject of deep pessimism.
    • Its uncertain start has only confirmed Scottish pessimism about the possibility of change.
    • Despite my pessimism I still believe that the situation can be resolved.
    • Why is it that every new cinematic vision of the future is bathed in pessimism and bleakness?
    • Official optimism was replaced by a searching and comparatively realistic pessimism.
    • The deep pessimism which infects the classic Cold War novel gives way to a complacence born of the hero's capacity to survive.