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English definition of “merchant of doom/gloom”

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merchant of doom/gloom

UK disapproving
someone who is always saying that bad things are going to happen: With exports rising and unemployment falling, the merchants of gloom are having to revise their opinions of the economy.
Translations of “merchant of doom/gloom”
in Chinese (Traditional) 悲觀派,持悲觀態度的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 悲观派,持悲观态度的人…
(Definition of merchant of doom/gloom from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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