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Negative ExpectationPlay
Refers to the expectation of negative outcomes, not just a temporary mood. SlideHe's pessimistic about finding a job in this economy.
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Long-term ViewPlay
Usually implies a longer-term viewpoint, not just a reaction to a single event. SlideHer pessimistic view on climate change affected her daily choices.
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Not Always RealisticPlay
Can indicate an overly negative perspective that might not be justified by facts. SlideThey were pessimistic about the project's success, despite good progress.