foredoom


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fore·doom

 (fôr-do͞om′)
tr.v. fore·doomed, fore·doom·ing, fore·dooms
To doom or condemn beforehand.

foredoom

(fɔːˈduːm)
vb
(tr) literary to doom or condemn beforehand

fore•doom

(v. fɔrˈdum, foʊr-; n. ˈfɔrˌdum, ˈfoʊr-)

v.t.
1. to doom beforehand; destine.
n.
2. Archaic. a doom ordained beforehand; destiny.
[1555–65]

foredoom


Past participle: foredoomed
Gerund: foredooming

Imperative
foredoom
foredoom
Present
I foredoom
you foredoom
he/she/it foredooms
we foredoom
you foredoom
they foredoom
Preterite
I foredoomed
you foredoomed
he/she/it foredoomed
we foredoomed
you foredoomed
they foredoomed
Present Continuous
I am foredooming
you are foredooming
he/she/it is foredooming
we are foredooming
you are foredooming
they are foredooming
Present Perfect
I have foredoomed
you have foredoomed
he/she/it has foredoomed
we have foredoomed
you have foredoomed
they have foredoomed
Past Continuous
I was foredooming
you were foredooming
he/she/it was foredooming
we were foredooming
you were foredooming
they were foredooming
Past Perfect
I had foredoomed
you had foredoomed
he/she/it had foredoomed
we had foredoomed
you had foredoomed
they had foredoomed
Future
I will foredoom
you will foredoom
he/she/it will foredoom
we will foredoom
you will foredoom
they will foredoom
Future Perfect
I will have foredoomed
you will have foredoomed
he/she/it will have foredoomed
we will have foredoomed
you will have foredoomed
they will have foredoomed
Future Continuous
I will be foredooming
you will be foredooming
he/she/it will be foredooming
we will be foredooming
you will be foredooming
they will be foredooming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been foredooming
you have been foredooming
he/she/it has been foredooming
we have been foredooming
you have been foredooming
they have been foredooming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been foredooming
you will have been foredooming
he/she/it will have been foredooming
we will have been foredooming
you will have been foredooming
they will have been foredooming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been foredooming
you had been foredooming
he/she/it had been foredooming
we had been foredooming
you had been foredooming
they had been foredooming
Conditional
I would foredoom
you would foredoom
he/she/it would foredoom
we would foredoom
you would foredoom
they would foredoom
Past Conditional
I would have foredoomed
you would have foredoomed
he/she/it would have foredoomed
we would have foredoomed
you would have foredoomed
they would have foredoomed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.foredoom - doom beforehand
sentence, doom, condemn - pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law; "He was condemned to ten years in prison"

foredoom

verb
To predestine to a tragic end:
References in classic literature ?
Putting things at the worst, at all events, as in meditation I so often did, any clouding of their innocence could only be-- blameless and foredoomed as they were--a reason the more for taking risks.
Fraulein Anna, foredoomed to a spinster's life, with her high cheek-bones and large misshapen nose, laid great stress upon character.
He was unaware of her gaze, and she watched him intently, speculating fancifully about the strange warp of soul that led him, a young man with signal powers, to fritter away his time on the writing of stories and poems foredoomed to mediocrity and failure.
He saw that the walls were poorly sentineled, but they were sufficiently high to render an attempt to scale them foredoomed to failure.
But Kama knew the other was the better man, and thus, at the start, he was himself foredoomed to defeat.
But he was foredoomed, and he went down with the she-wolf tearing savagely at his throat, and with other teeth fixed everywhere upon him, devouring him alive, before ever his last struggles ceased or his last damage had been wrought.
With the matron's arrival the foredoomed end of the flimsy false pretenses and the cruel delays had come.
The atmosphere of foredoomed defeat in his own corner had no effect on him.
It was something as exciting in a way, and even touching in its foredoomed futility, as the efforts at moral intercourse between the inhabitants of remote planets.
Wherever he went, this foredoomed Tip appeared to take the prison walls with him, and to set them up in such trade or calling; and to prowl about within their narrow limits in the old slip-shod, purposeless, down-at-heel way; until the real immovable Marshalsea walls asserted their fascination over him, and brought him back.
They were foredoomed to die, and they knew the truth.
The doctrine of reprobation was taught by Calvin, whose joy in it was somewhat marred by the sad sincerity of his conviction that although some are foredoomed to perdition, others are predestined to salvation.