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doomful

[ doom-fuh l ]
/ ˈdum fəl /
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adjective

foreshadowing doom; portentously direful; ominous.

RELATED WORDS

Nearby words

doom, doom and gloom, doom palm, doom-laden, doomed, doomful, doomfully, dooms, doomsayer, doomsday, doomsday book

Origin of doomful

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

Examples from the Web for 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.

    The Light in the Clearing|Irving Bacheller