verb (used with object)
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Origin of doom
synonym study for doom
OTHER WORDS FROM doomdoomy, adjectivepre·doom, verb (used with object)self-doomed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for doom
After a year of doom drinking in our bubbles while binge-watching cable news or British dramas on Netflix and munching sourdough discard crackers, we’re ready for an old-fashioned bender.Wine sales will keep rising after the pandemic, a new report predicts — but maybe not for long|Dave McIntyre|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
He would go to the Dolphins and then to Tuscaloosa, and now he has won five more national titles and finished runner-up twice, and lost 17 games in the past 13 seasons, and even the two of those to Ole Miss didn’t portend any doom of relocation.Nick Saban continues a stretch unmatched in the history of college football|Chuck Culpepper|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
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.A Strange Story, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The modern dragons, it has been said, are dooming "religion and poetry."Platform Monologues|T. G. Tucker
Instead of dooming San Francisco the double attack of fire and quake proved a blessing.Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror|Richard Linthicum
He might even thus ensure his own escape; but in that case would he not be dooming to death his comrade?The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley|Bertram Mitford
It was more than sorrow; it was a new existence, an irrevocable destiny, dooming this innocent creature to smile no more.The Hated Son|Honore de Balzac