Job's comforter

Job's comforter - горе-утешитель

Meaning: one who is discouraging or saddening while seemingly offering sympathy or comfort.
Ann came to see me when I was ill, but she was such a Joob's comforter that I felt even worse after she left.
After JOB (Bible), whose friends pretended to comfort but actually found fault with him.

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see also [cold comfort]

see also [cold comfort]