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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 ?
Having doomed spies, doing certain things openly for purposes of deception, and allowing our spies to know of them and report them to the enemy.
Company by company the women doomed their victims, till there were no more left in their number, and were commanded to stand aside together with those whom they had doomed.
Then," said the doomed one, "I should just like to remark that you are the most unspeakable old imbecile in seven States and the District of Columbia.
In the present, he declared to himself that it was only the doomed and the damned who roared with sincerity at circumstance.
Then the black girl told him that she too was in the power of the Fairy, who had doomed her to wander about in her present guise until some youth should take pity on her and bear her in safety to the other side of the river which they saw in the distance, and on the other side of which the Fairy's domain and power ended.
Instinctively she shrank from contact with the man in whose arms she had been carried without a trace of repugnance until the thought obtruded itself that he might be the creature of her father's mad experimentation, to whose arms she had been doomed by the insane obsession of her parent.
I who am doomed to waste my Days of Youth and Beauty in an humble Cottage in the Vale of Uske.
If they continued to sing like their great predecessor of romantic themes, they were drawn as by a kind of magnetic attraction into the Homeric style and manner of treatment, and became mere echoes of the Homeric voice: in a word, Homer had so completely exhausted the epic genre, that after him further efforts were doomed to be merely conventional.