Word of the day: Pessimism

Say it: pes-si-mism

Function: Noun

Definition: A feeling or belief that bad things will happen in the future : a feeling or belief that what you hope for will not happen.

Etymology: Latin

Synonyms:Gloominess,Defeatism,Cynicism,Fatalism

Example: The film gives a very pessimistic view of human nature.

optimism-pessimism