doomsdayer

noun
dooms·​day·​er | \-ˌdā-ər, -ˌder\

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Synonyms & Antonyms for doomsdayer

Synonyms

Cassandra, Chicken Little, doomsayer, doomster

Antonyms

optimist, Pollyanna

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Examples of doomsdayer in a Sentence

once again doomsdayers were issuing warnings about the dangers of nuclear proliferation

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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, OregonLive.com, "A bomb shelter for your backyard or basement? (photos)," 12 June 2017

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First Known Use of doomsdayer

1972, in the meaning defined above

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