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- n. Alternative form of doom-and-gloomer.
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Hence, frank discussions of risk at many companies are interpreted as evidence of negativity; the risk-averse employee may be labeled a "gloom-and-doomer" and hear himself disparaged as "not a team player" during performance reviews.
It was hard for even the most fervent gloom-and-doomer to argue that a parallel situation existed after the 1987 crash.
RT: When somebody calls you a gloom-and-doomer, somebody that's scaring the public … what is your response to that?
But you respect what the doctor is saying, and you don't call him a gloom-and-doomer.
I reject the label "gloom-and-doomer" where these difficult transitions are concerned.