Definition of miserabilist in English:

miserabilist

noun & adjective

  • See miserabilism

    • ‘His patented miserabilist lyrics are sharper than ever - ‘I wrote your name with fireworks in the sky / But you never turned up to see it’ he intones on ‘Serenade’.’
    • ‘In the light of this sexist, miserabilist orthodoxy, surely clear-eyed, hard-hearted happiness is the most maddeningly subversive weapon a woman can wield.’
    • ‘Contrary to the impression given by some miserabilists today, there is nothing wrong with wanting to be famous.’
    • ‘The theatre of fear is a cultural expression of our miserabilist times.’
    • ‘No sooner had the heatwave happened than risk managers, health experts and media miserabilists were rolling up their sleeves and warning us about ‘the dangers of heat’.’

Pronunciation

miserabilist

/ˈmɪz(ə)rəbɪlɪst/