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doomful

[ doom-fuhl ]
/ ˈdum fəl /
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adjective

foreshadowing doom; portentously direful; ominous.

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Origin of doomful

First recorded in 1580–90; doom + -ful

OTHER WORDS FROM doomful

doom·ful·ly, adverb
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How to use doomful in a sentence

  • Once I heard a man telling of a doomful hour in which his fortune won by years of hard work, broke and vanished like a bubble.

    The Light in the Clearing|Irving Bacheller
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