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  • noun Plural form of naysayer.

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Examples

  • Those naysayers from the site's launch might counter that however wonderful the idea of an infinite, consequence-free playground may be, a playground without playmates may be slightly less than ideal.

    Museum of the Future or Fad of the Moment? Adobe's Virtual Art Museum

  • All we hear from the Republican naysayers is negativity, fear mongering, and NO answers to the real problems of the people.

    Hatch: Ensuring access to health care 'an American issue'

  • The powerful will do everything to label naysayers as uninformed buffoons.

    AN AUGUST 8TH CALL TO WORDS!

  • And he is trying to sell all of these essential reforms without mentioning that there's been a party -- not just nameless "naysayers" -- that has been fighting every one of these reforms for decades.

    Drew Westen: Hoping for Audacity

  • He urged lawmakers not to be swayed by "naysayers" - namely, some business lobbyists - who say the cap-and-trade approach would raise costs and damage the state's business climate.

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  • This is not an issue which the naysayers will be able to sweep under the carpet come 2010 elections.

    Top Dem aide: 'Significant policy issues' could still derail deal

  • I think the best joke of all would be when 100 years from now, when we have finally caught up to the rest of the free world and implemented a national program that guarantees health care for every one of our citizens, if all our insurance cards actually had a picture of President Obama on them and used the name the naysayers are using to deride the current plan “Obamacare”.

    Think Progress » Pataki Calls RomneyCare ‘Unconstitutional,’ Joins Growing Conservative Opposition To Mass. Reform

  • In the SSM case, my hypothesis is this: many of the naysayers are acquainted with more than a few married couples who aren't straight, and legalisation of SSM would drive them to divorce their spouses and marry their partners.

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  • Namely, that Americans are good people, with good ideas, and that democracy is the best system of government, and that in the end the naysayers are always wrong, and the optimists are always right.

    Travels With Condi

  • Namely, that Americans are good people, with good ideas, and that democracy is the best system of government, and that in the end the naysayers are always wrong, and the optimists are always right.

    Travels With Condi

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