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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.]

doomed

(duːmd)
adj
bound to fail; hopeless
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doomed - people who are destined to die soondoomed - people who are destined to die soon; "the agony of the doomed was in his voice"
people - (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
Adj.1.doomed - marked for certain death; "the black spot told the old sailor he was doomed"
dead - no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life; "the nerve is dead"; "a dead pallor"; "he was marked as a dead man by the assassin"
2.doomed - in danger of the eternal punishment of Helldoomed - in danger of the eternal punishment of Hell; "poor damned souls"
Christian religion, Christianity - a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
lost - spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed; "lost souls"; "a lost generation"; "a lost ship"; "the lost platoon"
3.doomed - marked by or promising bad fortunedoomed - marked by or promising bad fortune; "their business venture was doomed from the start"; "an ill-fated business venture"; "an ill-starred romance"; "the unlucky prisoner was again put in irons"- W.H.Prescott
unfortunate - not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune; "an unfortunate turn of events"; "an unfortunate decision"; "unfortunate investments"; "an unfortunate night for all concerned"
4.doomed - (usually followed by `to') determined by tragic fate; "doomed to unhappiness"; "fated to be the scene of Kennedy's assassination"
sure, certain - certain to occur; destined or inevitable; "he was certain to fail"; "his fate is certain"; "In this life nothing is certain but death and taxes"- Benjamin Franklin; "he faced certain death"; "sudden but sure regret"; "he is sure to win"

doomed

doomed

adjective
1. Sentenced to terrible, irrevocable punishment:
2. Condemned, especially to hell:
Idiom: gone to blazes.
Translations

doomed

[ˈduːmd]
adj
(= hopeless) [project, enterprise] → voué(e) à l'échec; [attempt] → voué(e) à l'échec
to be doomed from the start → être voué(e) à l'échec dès le début
(= sure) to be doomed to failure (= sure to fail) → être voué(e) à l'échec
to be doomed to do sth → être condamné(e) à faire qch
References in classic literature ?
Scarlet with shame and anger, Amy went to and fro six dreadful times, and as each doomed couple, looking oh, so plump and juicy, fell from her reluctant hands, a shout from the street completed the anguish of the girls, for it told them that their feast was being exulted over by the little Irish children, who were their sworn foes.
Half the sky was chequered with black thunderheads, but all the west was luminous and clear: in the lightning flashes it looked like deep blue water, with the sheen of moonlight on it; and the mottled part of the sky was like marble pavement, like the quay of some splendid seacoast city, doomed to destruction.
To the thoughtful mind there will be no tinge of superstition in what we figuratively express, by affirming that the ghost of a dead progenitor--perhaps as a portion of his own punishment--is often doomed to become the Evil Genius of his family.
At all events, he had proved so thus far; but Radney was doomed and made mad, and Steelkilt --but, gentlemen, you shall hear.
Poor Tamoszius was a man without any relatives, and with a wonderful talent besides, and he ought to have made money and prospered; but he had fallen in love, and so given hostages to fortune, and was doomed to be dragged down too.
Tom received this agreeable intelligence quite meekly; simply wondering, in his own heart, how many of these doomed men had wives and children, and whether they would feel as he did about leaving them.
The doomed in his drifting shallop, Is tranced with the sad sweet tone, He sees not the yawning breakers, He sees but the maid alone:
She was bidden to stay away from Alice Robinson's birthday party, and doomed to wear her dress, stained and streaked as it was, until it was worn out.
It was the first of a long series of such out- rages, of which I was doomed to be a witness and a participant.
I wish I had attended to itbut(with a sinking voice and a heavy sigh) I seem to have been doomed to blindness.
Marianne had promised to be guided by her mother's opinion, and she submitted to it therefore without opposition, though it proved perfectly different from what she wished and expected, though she felt it to be entirely wrong, formed on mistaken grounds, and that by requiring her longer continuance in London it deprived her of the only possible alleviation of her wretchedness, the personal sympathy of her mother, and doomed her to such society and such scenes as must prevent her ever knowing a moment's rest.
Ah, I thought, there will be no saving him: he's doomed, and flies to his fate