naysayer

[ney-sey-er]
noun
a person who habitually expresses negative or pessimistic views: Despite a general feeling that things were going well, a few naysayers tried to cast gloom.

Origin:
1715–25; nay + say1 + -er1

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Except for the occasional naysayer who claims to be the true inventor, these facts are reasonably undisputed.
Even the loudest naysayer was pleased to have been wrong.
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