Definition of 'doom'
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So why all the doom and gloom? The Sun (2016)So much speculation on doom and gloom. The Sun (2016)Since then a series of awkward draws and dodgy defeats has led to doom and gloom. The Sun (2017)It is not all doom and gloom. The Sun (2016)The fizzy drinks tax is doomed to fail, as it has elsewhere. The Sun (2016)A feeling of having to keep at it and the awful impending doom. The Sun (2017)Instead of doom and gloom, we need to look at it as an opportunity to turn the season around. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Musicals don't ask us to ignore the gloom, doom and dangers of life. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It's not all doom and gloom, though. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Despite the tinsel, things are all doom and gloom over at the Platts. The Sun (2016)Yet it is not all doom and gloom. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There was no sign of impending doom either. Times, Sunday Times (2009)No imperial venture was doomed to more certain failure. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They were terrified that their marriage was doomed. Christianity Today (2000)But doom and gloom is only part of the story. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My sense of impending doom rises another notch. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was warned hours before voters went to the polls about the impending doom. The Sun (2008)But the impending doom of a plunge into the ravine is still there. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This opening room is so gripping that the show that follows is doomed to feel a tad patchy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Because it is doomed to fail. Times, Sunday Times (2015)All you see is death, doom and destruction. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The only thing that regularly makes me feel British is doomed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)So something tells me it's doomed to fail. The Sun (2012)We've enjoyed the holiday away from the media spiral of doom and gloom. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Because really it was 20 years of feeling doomed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Unless you are comfortable in your own skin, your marriage is doomed. The Sun (2012)They've had a lot of doom and gloom recently. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The last nine years have seen one of the most foolish gambles in history - doomed to fail. The Sun (2006)You need to focus on ways to rebuild trust so your marriage isn't doomed before it begins. The Sun (2010)A decade ago they tried to shock the world with apocalyptic forecasts of certain doom. The Sun (2013)And fatal is no figure of speech; for anything written with that conscious bias is doomed to death. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)Whereas those who consult me think that I can cure a lifestyle issue and so are doomed to fail. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'doom'
British English: doom NOUN
Doom is a terrible future state or event which you cannot prevent.
...his warnings of impending doom.
British English: doom VERB
If a fact or event dooms someone or something to a particular fate, it makes certain that they are going to suffer in some way.
That argument doomed their marriage to failure.
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