foredoomed


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fore·doom

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

(fɔːˈduːmd)
adj
literary doomed or condemned beforehand
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foredoomed

adjective
Sentenced to terrible, irrevocable punishment:
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foredoomed

[fɔːˈduːmd] ADJ (liter) to be foredoomed to do sthestar condenado de antemano a hacer algo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

foredoomed

adj (form) foredoomed to fail or to failurevon vorneherein zum Scheitern verurteilt, tot geboren (fig inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

foredoomed

[fɔːˈduːmd] adj to be foredoomed to failureessere destinato/a a fallire
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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.