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doomful

[doom-fuh l]
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adjective
  1. foreshadowing doom; portentously direful; ominous.
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Origin of doomful

First recorded in 1580–90; doom + -ful
Related formsdoom·ful·ly, adverb
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Related Words

apocalypticpropheticdangeroussinisterthreateningperilousdarkgloomydismaldirehauntingportentousgrimperverseevilmischievousominousmalevolenteventfuldecisive

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Historical Examples

  • 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