An example of pessimistic is a person who always believes that something is going to fail.
A pessimistic view of the future.
At the time in history when our future has never looked brighter, it is baffling that some people are more pessimistic than ever.
This pessimistic attitude is far removed from the positive hedonism of Aristippus.
Schopenhauer emphasizes the pessimistic side of Hegel's thought.
A pessimistic spirit is apparent, as in the writings of Wenceslaus Berent.
Americans think that this statement is altogether too pessimistic.