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doom

 (do͞om)
n.
1. Inevitable destruction or ruin: a tyrant who finally met his doom.
2. A decision or judgment, especially an official condemnation to a severe penalty.
3. Judgment Day.
4. A statute or ordinance, especially one in force in Anglo-Saxon England.
tr.v. doomed, doom·ing, dooms
1. To condemn to ruination or death.
2. To cause to come to an inevitable bad end; destine to end badly: "With the benefit of hindsight, the fans felt that they knew all along that the Red Sox were doomed to lose" (Daniel L. Schachter).

[Middle English dom, from Old English dōm, judgment; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

doom

(duːm)
n
1. death or a terrible fate
2. a judgment or decision
3. (Theology) (sometimes capital) another term for the Last Judgment
vb
(tr) to destine or condemn to death or a terrible fate
[Old English dōm; related to Old Norse dōmr judgment, Gothic dōms sentence, Old High German tuom condition, Greek thomos crowd, Sanskrit dhāman custom; see do1, deem, deed, -dom]

doom

(dum)

n.
1. fate or destiny, esp. adverse fate.
2. ruin or death.
3. the Last Judgment, at the end of the world.
v.t.
4. to destine, esp. to an adverse fate.
5. to condemn to death.
6. to ensure the failure of.
[before 900; Old English dōm judgment, law; c. Old High German tuom, Old Norse dōmr; compare Skt dhaman, Greek thémis law; akin to do1, deem]

doom


Past participle: doomed
Gerund: dooming

Imperative
doom
doom
Present
I doom
you doom
he/she/it dooms
we doom
you doom
they doom
Preterite
I doomed
you doomed
he/she/it doomed
we doomed
you doomed
they doomed
Present Continuous
I am dooming
you are dooming
he/she/it is dooming
we are dooming
you are dooming
they are dooming
Present Perfect
I have doomed
you have doomed
he/she/it has doomed
we have doomed
you have doomed
they have doomed
Past Continuous
I was dooming
you were dooming
he/she/it was dooming
we were dooming
you were dooming
they were dooming
Past Perfect
I had doomed
you had doomed
he/she/it had doomed
we had doomed
you had doomed
they had doomed
Future
I will doom
you will doom
he/she/it will doom
we will doom
you will doom
they will doom
Future Perfect
I will have doomed
you will have doomed
he/she/it will have doomed
we will have doomed
you will have doomed
they will have doomed
Future Continuous
I will be dooming
you will be dooming
he/she/it will be dooming
we will be dooming
you will be dooming
they will be dooming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dooming
you have been dooming
he/she/it has been dooming
we have been dooming
you have been dooming
they have been dooming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dooming
you will have been dooming
he/she/it will have been dooming
we will have been dooming
you will have been dooming
they will have been dooming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dooming
you had been dooming
he/she/it had been dooming
we had been dooming
you had been dooming
they had been dooming
Conditional
I would doom
you would doom
he/she/it would doom
we would doom
you would doom
they would doom
Past Conditional
I would have doomed
you would have doomed
he/she/it would have doomed
we would have doomed
you would have doomed
they would have doomed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doom - an unpleasant or disastrous destinydoom - an unpleasant or disastrous destiny; "everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it"; "that's unfortunate but it isn't the end of the world"
destiny, fate - an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future
Verb1.doom - decree or designate beforehand; "She was destined to become a great pianist"
ordain - issue an order
2.doom - pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law; "He was condemned to ten years in prison"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
foredoom - doom beforehand
declare - state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"
reprobate - abandon to eternal damnation; "God reprobated the unrepenting sinner"
3.doom - make certain of the failure or destruction of; "This decision will doom me to lose my position"
assure, ensure, guarantee, insure, secure - make certain of; "This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!"

doom

noun
1. destruction, ruin, catastrophe, death, downfall his warnings of impending doom
2. fate, destiny, fortune, lot They are said to have lured sailors to their doom.
verb
1. condemn, sentence, consign, foreordain, destine, predestine, preordain Some suggest the leisure park is doomed to failure. condemn

doom

noun
A predestined tragic end:
verb
1. To pronounce judgment against:
2. To predestine to a tragic end:
Translations
مَصير، هَلاك، مَوْت، شَيئٌ رَهيبيَحْكُم عَلى، يُقَدِّر، يُدين
konecodsouditsmrtzkáza
dømmedommedag
ítél
dæmaömurleg endalok, dauîadómur
lemtis
lemts neveiksmeiliktenisnolemtnolemtība
fecî akıbetkötü yazgımahkum etmek/olmak

doom

[duːm]
A. N (= terrible fate) → destino m funesto; (= death) → muerte f (Rel) → juicio m final
a sense of doomuna sensación de desastre
it's all doom and gloom hereaquí reina el catastrofismo
B. VT (= destine) → condenar (to a) doomed to failurecondenado al fracaso
to be doomed to dieestar condenado a morir
the doomed shipel buque siniestrado

doom

[ˈduːm]
n
(= ruin) → ruine f
impending doom
a dark atmosphere of impending doom → une atmosphère lugubreplane la tragédie
(= gloom) → abattement m
vt
to doom sb to sth → condamner qn à qch

doom

n (= fate)Schicksal nt; (= ruin)Verhängnis nt; to go to one’s doomseinem Verhängnis entgegengehen; to send somebody to his doomjdn ins Verhängnis stürzen; he met his doomdas Schicksal ereilte ihn; doom and gloomtiefster Pessimismus; it’s all doom and gloom with him at the momenter sieht zurzeit alles nur schwarz; it’s not all gloom and doomso schlimm ist es ja alles gar nicht
vtverurteilen, verdammen; to be doomedverloren sein; the project was doomed from the startdas Vorhaben war von Anfang an zum Scheitern verurteilt; the doomed shipdas dem Untergang geweihte Schiff; doomed to diedem Tode geweiht; doomed to failurezum Scheitern verurteilt; this country was doomed to become a second-rate nationdieses Land war dazu verdammt, zur Zweitrangigkeit abzusinken

doom

[duːm]
1. n (ruin) → rovina; (fate) → destino
impending doom → disastro incombente
2. vt (destine) to doom (to)condannare (a)
doomed to failure → destinato/a al fallimento

doom

(duːm) noun
fate, especially something terrible and final which is about to happen (to one). The whole place had an atmosphere of doom; His doom was inevitable.
verb
to condemn; to make certain to come to harm, fail etc. His crippled leg doomed him to long periods of unemployment; The project was doomed to failure; He was doomed from the moment he first took drugs.
References in classic literature ?
The latter informs the party that she bequeths untold wealth to the young pair and an awful doom to Don Pedro, if he doesn't make them happy.
Either they had fled at the approaching doom of the city and were buried elsewhere, or some strange fire or other force of nature had consumed and obliterated them.
The young man was tried and convicted of the crime; but either the circumstantial nature of the evidence, and possibly some lurking doubts in the breast of the executive, or" lastly--an argument of greater weight in a republic than it could have been under a monarchy,--the high respectability and political influence of the criminal's connections, had availed to mitigate his doom from death to perpetual imprisonment.
My doom was on me, It was not the first time, nor the second, that I had gone away -- as it seemed, permanently -- but yet returned, like the bad halfpenny, or as if Salem were for me the inevitable centre of the universe.
A hundred black faces turned round in their rows to peer; and beyond, a black Angel of Doom was beating a book in a pulpit.
Meantime, Gabriel, ascending to the main-royal mast-head, was tossing one arm in frantic gestures, and hurling forth prophecies of speedy doom to the sacrilegious assailants of his divinity.
The voice of the oppressed, pronouncing the doom of oppression
George had stood like one transfixed, at hearing his doom thus suddenly pronounced by a power that he knew was irresistible.
I paused, and stood over that cowering lad a whole minute in awful silence; then, in a voice deep, measured, charged with doom, I began, and rose by dramatically graded stages to my colossal climax, which I delivered in as sublime and noble a way as ever I did such a thing in my life: "Go back and tell the king that at that hour I will smother the whole world in the dead blackness of midnight; I will blot out the sun, and he shall never shine again; the fruits of the earth shall rot for lack of light and warmth, and the peoples of the earth shall famish and die, to the last man
Even as I spoke I saw that my doom was sealed, except a miracle supervened to divert these madmen from their fell purpose.
Sprague turned himself into a bulletin-board, and read off "notices" of meetings and societies and things till it seemed that the list would stretch out to the crack of doom -- a queer custom which is still kept up in America, even in cities, away here in this age of abundant news- papers.
Yes, and my room-mate," answered Rebecca, who thought her own knell of doom had sounded, if he had forgotten Emma Jane's name.