doom and gloom

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doom and gloom

the feeling that a situation is bad and is not likely to improve Come on, it's not all doom and gloom, if we make a real effort we could still win.
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However, I have never been able to come up with a suitable response to the doom-and-gloom apocalyptic message.
This doesn't mean it's doom-and-gloom time for the Trojans.
The brokerage business has been the only bright side to this doom-and-gloom outlook.
So I'd say the doom-and-gloom theory is not your strongest card.
The Cure's latest incarnation may be fresh and different, but the British band is still trying to shed its doom-and-gloom image.
Everyone's talking about the Year 2000, from President Clinton to doom-and-gloom IT consultants who have a stake in the hysteria.