doomed doomed  /ˈdumd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) people who are destined to die soon
  2. (adj) marked for certain death
  3. (adj) in danger of the eternal punishment of Hell
  4. (adj) marked by or promising bad fortune
  5. (adj) (usually followed by `to') determined by tragic fate

Usage(s):

  1. But that logic would justify Nazi experiments on doomed Jews in the concentration camps.
  2. She's also a riveting actress; just watch her ignite the stage as the doomed Violetta in La Traviata.
  3. In between, we got Desmond's mind-blowing premonitions, invisible mystic island honcho, Jacob, and the moving death of doomed romantic junkie Charlie.

News

  1. Loons handcuff Lugnuts late

    A four-run third inning by the Great Lakes Loons doomed the Lugnuts on Tuesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Eaton Rapids Community News

  2. 'House of Cards': Join a live chat with Corey Stoll on Wednesday

    Join actor Corey Stoll and Times staff writer Glenn Whipp at 2 p.m. Pacific time Wednesday for a live video chat about Stoll's turn as doomed ( but charming!
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Bangladesh Says 7 Failed to Check Doomed Factories

    Bangladesh suspends 7 inspectors it says renewed doomed factories' licenses without visiting        
    on June 10, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  1. "The mission is doable......The prospects for success are good. Failing that, Iraq will be doomed to continuing violence and civil strife and surely that is a prospect all must strive to avoid," General David Petraeus said.
    on Feb 10, 2007 By: David Petraeus Source: Reuters.uk

  2. "I do believe that if you really believe that this is doomed to failure and is going to cost American lives, then you should do what's necessary to prevent it from happening rather than a vote of 'disapproval,"' McCain said.
    on Feb 4, 2007 By: John McCain Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. RMT General Secretary Bob Crow said: "We have given TfL, and their newly-acquired subsidiary Tube Lines, plenty of opportunity to give us assurances that staff won't take the hit for the failure of the doomed privatisation project. They have failed...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Bob Crow Source: Enfield & Haringey Independent

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