dooms·​day·​er | \ ˈdümz-ˌdā-ər How to pronounce doomsdayer (audio) , -ˌder \

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once again doomsdayers were issuing warnings about the dangers of nuclear proliferation
Recent Examples on the Web Think of the doomsdayers who worry that American tech already has too much easy cash arriving on our shores. Theodore Schleifer, Recode, "Why Silicon Valley should care about a Saudi Arabian IPO that is no longer happening," 22 Aug. 2018 Doomsdayers have been around since the first Neanderthal rolled a protective boulder in front of his cave. Janet Eastman,, "A bomb shelter for your backyard or basement? (photos)," 12 June 2017

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1972, in the meaning defined above

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“Doomsdayer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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