Definition of doom-monger in English:

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doom-monger

noun

A person who predicts disaster: the situation is nowhere near as critical as doom-mongers will have you believe
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  • In one item a radio interviewer confronted a professional doom-monger who announces that mankind is "nature's mistake".
  • Every day of the week some green doom-monger can be heard in lament for the dwindling or extinction of some bird or other.
  • My suspicions don't mean that I am a doom-monger or cynical pessimist, but utopian thinking hasn't led to very happy ends in the past.

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