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Synonyms for doomsayer

a prophet of misfortune or disaster

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Jim Harbour was a doomsayer when he wrote the column.
THEY have been called the "Doomsayers" - a group of economic experts around the world who fear we could be on the brink of another Great Depression.
The Wall Street Journal was quite correct in naming him a "doomsayer".
I don't want to be a doomsayer but we already have historical precedents.
Darkest Hour are a band steadily improving with age and as the aptly-titled opener Doomsayer (The Beginning of the End) kicked things off, they spent the next hour bringing a little light to those who had ventured out on a wet and windy night.
Didn't professional doomsayer Paul Ehrlich make a bet with economist Julian Simon in 1980 that the prices of five different metals would rise over the next decade?
But if I'm a doomsayer, I'm a mighty cheerful one, because I see opportunities in challenges.
He has since taken orthodox doomsayer positions on nearly every ecological issue, becoming something of a darling of the establishment left foundation set, in part because of his Oxford affiliation and his fashionable British accent.
Borlaug, who unfortunately is far less well-known than doomsayer Ehrlich, is responsible for much of the progress humanity has made against hunger.
Please do not be taken in by the doomsayers who predict catastrophe for Illinois.
Wambora, who was speaking in Embu town, dismissed doomsayers spreading fears that the money for the dams will go down the drain as it happened with the now controversial Kimwarer and Arror dams in Elgeyo Marakwet.
"We get a number of doomsayers predicting the death of Tests, even 50-over cricket, but actually the strategy to focus on all three formats is still probably the right way to go," Richardson said in a conference call from Dubai.He added that the upcoming World Test Championship, starting in July next year, will only enhance the popularity of the game's traditional format.
'I appeal to the media and our countrymen not swallow everything the doomsayers say,' he added.
This, even as the Senate President also aired an appeal 'to the media and our countrymen not to swallow everything the doomsayers say.'
NYT Syndicate NASA believes a ninth planet does exist that might be 10 times the mass of Earth and 20 times farther from the Sun than Neptune, debunking myths that the planet, dubbed 'Nibiru' by doomsayers, will end of the world.