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pessimistisch

  
pes•si•mis•tisch  
1       adj   pessimistic
2       adv   pessimistically  
etw pessimistisch beurteilen      to take a pessimistic view of sth, to view sth pessimistically  
pessimistisch eingestellt sein      to be pessimistic  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
etw pessimistisch beurteilen exp.
to take a pessimistic view of sth ; to view sth pessimistically

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to be pessimistic
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'pessimistisch' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
da bin ich ziemlich pessimistisch ; da sehe ich ziemlich schwarz
exp.
ich bin pessimistisch, was unsere Erfolgschancen angeht ; ich sehe schwarz für unsere Erfolgschancen
"pessimistisch": examples and translations in context
Beide haben nämlich sehr überzeugend gesprochen und gleichzeitig pessimistisch geklungen. After all, both have spoken very convincingly and sounded pessimistic at the same time.
Das Scheitern von Doha stimmt uns jedoch pessimistisch. The failure of Doha does, however, make us pessimistic.
Ich wäre hier gern etwas weniger pessimistisch. I would like to be a little less pessimistic about that.
Trotzdem bleibe ich in gewissem Sinne pessimistisch. I am, however plagued by a certain pessimism.
Das wäre für mich extrem pessimistisch. This seems to me to be an extremely pessimistic approach.
Einige Debattenbeiträge waren sehr pessimistisch geprägt. I did detect a rather excessively pessimistic tone in some of the speeches.
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