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Job's comforter

[johbz] /dʒoʊbz/
noun
1.
a person who unwittingly or maliciously depresses or discourages someone while attempting to be consoling.
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40
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Job's comforter

noun
1.
a person who, while purporting to give sympathy, succeeds only in adding to distress
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