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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 ?
Swords flashed, long-barreled pistols roared out their sullen death dooms.
But on one side of the portal, and rooted almost at the threshold, was a wild rose-hush, covered, in this month of June, with its delicate gems, which might be imagined to offer their fragrance and fragile beauty to the prisoner as he went in, and to the condemned criminal as he came forth to his doom, in token that the deep heart of Nature could pity and be kind to him.
Injun Joe infested all his dreams, and always with doom in his eye.
It had more than once happened, that the Judge in the black cap pronounced his own doom as certainly as the prisoner's, and even died before him.
Or shall the Adversarie thus obtain His end, and frustrate thine, shall he fulfill His malice, and thy goodness bring to naught, Or proud return though to his heavier doom, Yet with revenge accomplish't and to Hell Draw after him the whole Race of mankind, By him corrupted?
Rebecca, in those lists shalt thou produce thy champion; and if thou failest to do so, or if thy champion shall be discomfited by the judgment of God, thou shalt then die the death of a sorceress, according to doom.
She told him he must build a castle on the other side of the lake, made of nothing but gold, silver, and precious stones, and unless he could accomplish this within an hour, the most frightful doom awaited him.
While the tides of time Eat out the rocks of empire, and the stars Of human destiny adown the void Go glittering to their doom, she changeless sweeps Through all her times and destinies.
Later still, the resistance offered at the Nile was all, and more than all, that could be demanded from seamen, who, unless blind or without understanding, must have seen their doom sealed from the moment that the Goliath, bearing up under the bows of the Guerrier, took up an inshore berth.
Have pity also on your unhappy father while life yet remains to him--on me, whom the son of Saturn will destroy by a terrible doom on the threshold of old age, after I have seen my sons slain and my daughters haled away as captives, my bridal chambers pillaged, little children dashed to earth amid the rage of battle, and my sons' wives dragged away by the cruel hands of the Achaeans; in the end fierce hounds will tear me in pieces at my own gates after some one has beaten the life out of my body with sword or spear-hounds that I myself reared and fed at my own table to guard my gates, but who will yet lap my blood and then lie all distraught at my doors.
Presently the thin wavering voice broke the stillness, repeating in a singsong drone the words which for countless ages had sealed the doom of numberless victims.
He believed that he was going to his death, for mighty as were his thews he knew that in the face of the horde they would avail him little, yet he saw no other way than to sit supinely by while the girl went to her doom, and that he could not do.