Definition of doomsaying in English:



North American

See doomsayer

  • ‘He lords this over her, berating her for every little slip-up, belittling even her successful activities and doomsaying any new ideas that she comes up with.’
  • ‘This tract does much more than repeat the standard doomsaying one normally expects from those who support it.’
  • ‘Their endless doomsaying can grow tiresome but more often it's fun to play along.’
  • ‘It has undoubtedly not escaped your notice that the godfather of optimism was a quack doctor and backwoods preacher, while the founder of the school of doomsaying was a legitimate philosopher.’
  • ‘Their track record of doomsaying isn't really very good.’