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(pes′ĭ-mĭ-zĭm )

[L. pessimus, worst + -ism]
A frame of mind marked by loss of hope, confidence, or trust in a good outcome, even when such an outcome is likely.
pessimistic (pes″ĭ-mis′tik), adj.
SEE: optimism

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Pessimism." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733631/all/pessimism.
Pessimism. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733631/all/pessimism. Accessed April 22, 2019.
Pessimism. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733631/all/pessimism
Pessimism [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733631/all/pessimism.
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