bearish

[bair-ish]
adjective
1.
like a bear; rough, burly, or clumsy.
2.
Informal. grumpy, bad-mannered, or rude.
3.
Commerce.
a.
declining or tending toward a decline in prices.
b.
characterized by or reflecting unfavorable prospects for the economy or some aspect of it: a bearish market.

Origin:
1735–45; bear2 + -ish1

bearishly, adverb
bearishness, noun
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bearish (ˈbɛərɪʃ)
 
adj
1.  like a bear; rough; clumsy; churlish
2.  stock exchange causing, expecting, or characterized by a fall in prices: a bearish market
 
'bearishly
 
adv
 
'bearishness
 
n

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bearish
"grumpy, surly," 1744, from bear (n.).
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Example sentences
It follows by presenting a contrasting view by another hedge fund manager who
  is bearish.
Speeches and public counsel alone would have been jeered at as the bearish
  wailing of sold-out bulls.
The election's over, winter's nearly upon us, and the economy is bearish.
More advisers are more bearish than at any time during the bear market, and the
  number of bears is near an all-time high.
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