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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who believes that the world is bad, but not the worst possible.

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  • noun One who believes in malism, someone who thinks the world is evil.

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  • "Someone who feels that this world is just bad, not the worst or most terrible place but, nevertheless, still pretty bad."

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    A pessimist.

    Also: malism (n.) - the belief that the world is evil.

    September 17, 2009

  • Bad list idea, Silas! ;-}

    September 17, 2009