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prophet of doom

A person who always warns others about possible negative consequences of decisions or actions. Don't tell Rodney about your new plan—he's such a prophet of doom that he'll completely kill your motivation.
See also: doom, of, prophet

prophet is not without honor save in his own country

Prov. Everyone recognizes that a wise person is wise, except for the people close to him or her. (Biblical.) No one in the novelist's country would publish her books, but last year she won the Nobel Prize. A prophet is not without honor save in his own country.

a ˌprophet of ˈdoom


a ˈdoom merchant

a person who always expects that things will go very badly: Various prophets of doom have suggested that standards in education are worse than ever.
See also: doom, of, prophet
References in classic literature ?
These old patriarchs and prophets have got ages the start of you; they know more in two minutes than you know in a year.
I wouldn't be used to such grand people as the patriarchs and prophets, and I would be sheepish and tongue-tied in their company, and mighty glad to get out of it.
The prophet Elisha declared that within four and twenty hours the prices of food should go down to nothing, almost, and it was so.
The prophet of the sun leaned easily against the mantelpiece and resumed:
Kalon the prophet stood away from the paper with that loyal unconsciousness that had carried him through.
Come, come, prophet," interrupted Flambeau, with a kind of sneer; "remember that all this world is a cloudland.
The tall prophet retreated before the tiny priest in an almost mad disorder.
It came with this precious prophet, or whatever he calls himself, who taught her to stare at the hot sun with the naked eye.
And the prophet lost five hundred thousand pounds and committed one of the most brutal and brilliant murders in human history for nothing.
That is what mighty cities declare; and the children of the gods, who were their poets and prophets, bear a like testimony.
The importance of successor in the life of Holy Prophet (PBUH)
As the world continues to discuss the brutal attack by Islamist extremists on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in revenge for cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad, Today's Zaman spoke with theologian YE-cel Men on how Muslims should react in the face of insults to their beliefs.
He said the Holy Prophet (PBUH) gave an exemplary socioeconomic system to the world.
People from all sects and groups rush to arrange special gatherings and hold national seminars and conferences to celebrate the birthday of the last Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
There has never been a human being so well respected, loved and followed as Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), the last messenger of Allah.