adverb Scot. and North England.
Definition for dooms (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of doom
SYNONYMS FOR doom
Related formsdoom·y, adjectivepre·doom, verb (used with object)self-doomed, adjective
Examples from the Web for dooms
Cystic Fibrosis, a genetic malady, dooms its sufferers to a short and burdened life.
It also dooms effective longer-term investment in infrastructure that is the prerequisite for global competitiveness.
Yet the tragedy of the past two years is that a flawed package in 2009 now dooms a better set of policies in 2011.
But fighting for fiscal responsibility does not have to be a polarizing process that dooms an executive to unpopularity.
That is the curse of a society that dooms its citizens to weary, toil-burdened lives, robbed of the joy and beauty of living.Plain English|Marian Wharton
A father should hesitate long before he dooms a young child to such a "home" as this.Folly as It Flies|Fanny Fern
Better to be silent than to call his attention to you; he will send you dooms, not fortune!Queen of the Black Coast|Robert E. Howard
The dead man had been enabled by it, to escape that most horrible of dooms, as I was too well aware, the slow death at the stake.Buckskin Mose|Buckskin Mose
Yet even so, our Wessex dooms are not such as take life but for the most plain cause, and that seldom as may be.A Prince of Cornwall|Charles W. Whistler