anti-optimist

optimist

[op-tuh-mist]
noun
1.
an optimistic person.
2.
a person who holds the belief or the doctrine of optimism.

Origin:
1760–70; < French optimiste < Latin optim(um) (see optimum) + French -iste -ist

antioptimist, noun, adjective
overoptimist, noun
superoptimist, noun

cynic, optimist, pessimist, skeptic.
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optimist
1766, from Fr. optimiste (see optimism).
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