How do you escape the dooming anticipation that would build around an official release date?
Almost the entire print run vanished immediately, dooming the novel to decades of obscurity.
It is not sleep, it is not trance, it is not the dooming coma from which there is no awaking.
"Why, it was dooming him to certain destruction," said Fritz.
I'm afraid you're dooming yourself to many bitter disappointments in going to America.
The modern dragons, it has been said, are dooming "religion and poetry."
It was he who told me, poor dear man, that Catherine was a mother, and that I was dooming two beings to shame and desertion.
He might even thus ensure his own escape; but in that case would he not be dooming to death his comrade?
"The good father hath no suspicion that these old wretches are dooming him to death," said Ako to Du Gay.
The Masque of Judgment is a no less fearful triumph of the Creator in dooming part of himself as he overwhelms mankind.
Old English dom "law, judgment, condemnation," from Proto-Germanic *domaz (cf. Old Saxon and Old Frisian dom, Old Norse domr, Old High German tuom, Gothic doms "judgment, decree"), from PIE root *dhe- (cf. Sanskrit dhaman- "law," Greek themis "law," Lithuanian dome "attention"), literally "to set, put" (see factitious). A book of laws in Old English was a dombec. Modern sense of "fate, ruin, destruction" is c.1600, from the finality of the Christian Judgment Day.
late 14c., from doom (n.). Related: Doomed; dooming.