pessimist

[pes-uh-mist]
noun
1.
a person who habitually sees or anticipates the worst or is disposed to be gloomy.
2.
an adherent of the doctrine of pessimism.

Origin:
1830–40; pessim(ism) + -ist

cynic, optimist, pessimist, skeptic.
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pessimism (ˈpɛsɪˌmɪzəm)
 
n
1.  the tendency to expect the worst and see the worst in all things
2.  the doctrine of the ultimate triumph of evil over good
3.  the doctrine that this world is corrupt and that man's sojourn in it is a preparation for some other existence
 
[C18: from Latin pessimus worst, from malus bad]
 
'pessimist
 
n
 
pessi'mistic
 
adj
 
pessi'mistical
 
adj
 
pessi'mistically
 
adv

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pessimist
"one who habitually expects the worst," 1836, from Fr. pessimiste (see pessimism).
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Example sentences
If you're a pessimist, though, you'd only use it ironically.
What followed was worse than even the most dire pessimist could have envisioned.
No, our main issue is that he is an optimist and I'm a pessimist.
What often is needed in the pessimist's case is not a refutation but an
  aperient.
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