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A confirmed pessimist, particularly one who warns of impending disaster.
[After a character in a story who is hit on the head by an acorn and believes the sky is falling.]
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|Noun||1.||Chicken Little - a fictional character who was hit on the head with an acorn and believed that the sky was falling|
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