[doom-fuh l]


foreshadowing doom; portentously direful; ominous.

Origin of doomful

First recorded in 1580–90; doom + -ful
Related formsdoom·ful·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for doomful

Historical Examples of doomful

  • 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.