Mainly for kids
Have a look at Blondie's pessimist party in today's comics section and you should be able to understand what the word "pessimist" means.
What is a pessimist? A pessimist is the opposite of an optimist. If you don't know what either word means read through this week's Blondie for the Bangkok Post's Sunday comics section. You should be able to guess the meanings of the words. If you already know what the words mean, you will still enjoy the comic.
dud – someone or something that is very disappointing สิ่งที่ไม่ได้ผล
suit yourself – do or think whatever you want, (even though you do not agree) ตามใจคุณ
annual – happening once a year ประจำปี
turnout – the number of people who come to an event or take part in an activity ผู้ที่เข้าร่วม
mild – not strong เบา, ไม่หนัก, ไม่รุนแรง
suit – to be convenient or suitable for someone เหมาะกับ
concern – a worry ความกังวล
bash – a party or celebration
OK. What is a pessimist? What is an optimist?
pessimist – someone who thinks that the worst thing will happen in every situation ผู้มองดูในแง่ร้าย
optimist – someone who tends to expect that good things will happen ผู้ที่มองโลกในแง่ดี