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Bearish

Meaning Negative outlook
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Bearish is a term that refers to a negative or pessimstic outlook. It is commonly used in relation to the forecast of finances or a fantasy player's or team's potential.

In finance, the term is used by investors to describe stock prices they think will fall. Therefore, they have a pessimistic outlook and are bearish on the stocks. If they are optimistic, they would be bullish on the stocks.

In fantasy sports, like football, baseball, and basketball, the term is used by team owners to describe players or teams they don't value much. Therefore, they have a pessimistic outlook and are bearish on the player or team. If they are optimistic, they would be bullish on the player or team.

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"Brad is bearish on the prices of their stock so he took a pass on the company."
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Updated December 1, 2016

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