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A mix between pessimism and optimism, especially where the pessimism is utilized in order to make things seem better than they are. Opossumists also play dead when faced with danger.
1. Student 1: DUDE I FAILED THAT TEST OMG KILL ME
Teacher: You got a 78.
Student 1: Wait really?! Sweeet! Go opossumism!

2. Student 2: I definitely failed that test.
Teacher: Here is your 50...
Student 2: Eep *dead*
by opossumist February 23, 2011
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