a voice in the wilderness

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a (lone) voice in the wilderness

also a voice (crying) in the wilderness
someone who expresses an idea or opinion that is not popular For many years, she was a lone voice in the wilderness who wrote about the need for better urban planning.
See also: voice, wilderness

a (lone) voice in the wilderness

  also a voice crying in the wilderness
if you are a voice in the wilderness, you are the only person expressing a particular opinion, although later other people understand that you were right With her passionate pleas for peace, she was a lone voice in the wilderness.
See also: voice, wilderness
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Mike Whitby is implacably opposed, but he would be a voice crying in the wilderness.
Sometimes I feel like a voice crying in the wilderness.
Am I a voice crying in the wilderness or do other Netherton residents feel the same?
As Cash says in the liner notes, "At times, I'm a voice crying in the wilderness, but at times I'm right on the money and I know what I'm talking about.
Coren's support for Human Life International during its recent convention in Toronto, for example, was like a voice crying in the wilderness.
6) was painfully correct, but here in Dallas, and maybe in more of the nation, you are a voice crying in the wilderness.
I FELT I had to write in support of `Frustrated Motorist' (ECHO Letters) as I thought I was a voice crying in the wilderness.
Unfortunately, his is probably a voice crying in the wilderness.