pessimism

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pes·si·mism

(pes'i-mizm),
A tendency to see or anticipate the worst.
[L. pessimus, worst, irreg. superl. of malus, bad]

pessimism

(pes-i-mi-zim)
A frame of mind marked by loss of hope, confidence, or trust in a good outcome, even when such an outcome is likely. See: optimism

therapeutic pessimism

Nihilism (1).