doomsdayer

noun
dooms·day·er | \-ˌdā-ər, -ˌder\

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Cassandra, doomsayer

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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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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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1972, in the meaning defined above

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