Definitions English

  • A tendency to stress the negative or unfavorable or to take the gloomiest possible view: "We have seen too much defeatism, too much pessimism, too much of a negative approach” ( Margo Jones).
  • The doctrine or belief that this is the worst of all possible worlds and that all things ultimately tend toward evil.
  • The doctrine or belief that the evil in the world outweighs the good.