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1‘they were criticized for their defeatist attitude’
pessimistic, fatalistic, negative, resigned, cynical, discouraged, despondent, despairing, hopeless, bleak, gloomy, gloom-ridden, looking on the black side, looking on the dark side
pessimist, fatalist, yielder, cynic, prophet of doom, doomwatcher
misery, killjoy, worrier, Job's comforter
informal quitter, doom and gloom merchant, doomster, wet blanket
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