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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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Phrase meaning that a deceased cannot rest in peace until society changes due to the circumstances of a death.
People said rest in power for the unarmed man had been shot by the police.
by FooBarBiz October 12, 2017
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