doom and gloom

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doom and gloom (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) Feeling, or acting in a manner consistent with, pessimism and despair.
    His sister was all doom and gloom after she lost the part.

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Noun[edit]

doom and gloom

  1. (idiomatic) Something considered indicative of feelings of pessimism and despair.
    The economic forecast contained the usual doom and gloom.

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