doomsdayer

noun
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, 22 Aug. 2018 Doomsdayers have been around since the first Neanderthal rolled a protective boulder in front of his cave. Janet Eastman, OregonLive.com, 12 June 2017

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First Known Use of doomsdayer

1972, in the meaning defined above

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“Doomsdayer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doomsdayer. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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