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  • n. Plural form of doomsayer.

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Examples

  • And finally, to show that all it takes to counter the doomsayers is the arrival of an electrifying new voice, we talk to Brittany Howard, of the next band-most-likely-to, Alabama Shakes.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is up and running as I write and as far as I can tell I'm still here, so it looks like the doomsayers were a little premature.

    Linux Today

  • It's tough to be a naysayer when the numbers keep getting better But the doomsayers are a hardy lot, and they have been getting a little help from central bankers When the smoke clears, the frenetic activity may well add up to a big fat nothing, especially when it comes to the stock market

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • A trickle of prominent analysts are now saying what people like Alex Jones and Peter Schiff were being called doomsayers for predicting over a year ago, that the U.S. faces a crisis on the scale of the 1930's if not worse.

    Alex Jones' Prison Planet.com

  • When Obama has served two full terms, (and he will), after his wisdom in moving deliberately and cautiously with great subtlety on all fronts -- with a canny and calculating eye to the possible -- succeeds, (it will), after the economy is booming and new industries are burgeoning, (they will be), after the doomsayers are all proved not just wrong but silly: let the record show that not all Americans were panicked into thinking the sky was falling.

    Frank Schaeffer: Obama's Critics Are Dead Wrong

  • While a few "doomsayers" were once the outliers among a widely optimistic populace, today there are millions of new pessimists talking up calamity and catastrophe as never before.

    Doomsayers

  • Even as someone opposed to the invasion, it does not gladden me that the "doomsayers" were right, far from it, but right they were.

    Dangerous Democracy

  • Oilmen have heard cries of scarcity before — and the very oil discoveries which discredited the "doomsayers" of the past now blind these executives to their own end-game statistics.

    The Last Traffic Jam

  • Warren says gold will become even less attractive and will continue to lose its luster until the "doomsayers" get out of the market.

  • Those who warn that the underpinnings of the US economy are eroded, and that there is really nothing left to drive a recovery, or who warn that there is a serious danger of a slide into an even deeper recession or even a depression, are written off as "doomsayers," and given little credence or ink, while the slightest sign of something positive gets hailed as evidence that things are on the mend.

    War Is A Crime .org

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