doom doom  /ˈdum/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an unpleasant or disastrous destiny
  2. (v) decree or designate beforehand
  3. (v) pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law
  4. (v) make certain of the failure or destruction of

Usage(s):

  • This time the energy level is higher, the tempo brisker; a nice sense of doom crawls up the spine of the narrative.

News

  1. Rangers’ run drought ties record in fifth straight loss

    A pair of two-run homers doom Josh Lindblom’s third major-league start.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram

  2. Third Rail Rep mentorship program has its artists groomed for 'Doom'

    Young artists have learned from one of the city's finest theater companies. Now they get to shine in Jennifer Haley's "Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom."
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

  3. USMNT: From Doom-and-gloom, to Happy-Happy, Joy-Joy in a Week

    The doom-and-gloom hovering over the USMNT seems to have passed. For now.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Big Lead

Quotes

  1. "We can't doom another generation of Americans to soaring costs and eroding coverage and exploding deficits," Obama said, adding: "Instead, we need to do what we were sent here to do and improve the lives of the people we serve."
    on Dec 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Economic Times

  2. "We can play a lot better than that," he said. "On this occasion we didn't play great but it's not all doom and gloom, there's one more game to go. Hopefully we can get better. I was watching it the same as you, it was one of those games and...
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Peter Crouch Source: Belfast Telegraph

  3. "At the end of last season, it was all doom and gloom," said former Sprint Cup champion Rusty Wallace, now a team owner in the Nationwide Series, fielding full-time rides for son Steve Wallace and Brendan Gaughan.
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Rusty Wallace Source: USA Today

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