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  Definition of Doom
  1. 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"
  2. decree or designate beforehand; "She was destined to become a great pianist"
  3. make certain of the failure or destruction of; "This decision will doom me to lose my position"
  4. pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law; "He was condemned to ten years in prison"
Similar Words: doomsday, day of reckoning, end of the world, destine, fate, designate, sentence, condemn

 

Hyponyms: foredoom, reprobate

 

Entailments: convict

 

Derivational Morphology: Destiny, Fate, destiny, fate, finish, destination, goal, terminus, doomsday, day of reckoning, end of the world, condemnation, disapprobation, prison term, sentence, time, conviction, judgment of conviction

 

Anagrams: mood

 

 
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