Associations to the word «Doom»


DOOM, noun. Destiny, especially terrible.
DOOM, noun. An ill fate; an impending severe occurrence or danger that seems inevitable.
DOOM, noun. A feeling of danger, impending danger, darkness or despair.
DOOM, noun. (countable) (historical) A law.
DOOM, noun. (countable) (historical) A judgment or decision.
DOOM, noun. (countable) (historical) A sentence or penalty for illegal behaviour.
DOOM, noun. Death.
DOOM, noun. (sometimes capitalized) The Last Judgment; or, an artistic representation of it.
DOOM, verb. To pronounce sentence or judgment on; to condemn.
DOOM, verb. To destine; to fix irrevocably the ill fate of.
DOOM, verb. (obsolete) To judge; to estimate or determine as a judge.
DOOM, verb. (obsolete) To ordain as a penalty; hence, to mulct or fine.
DOOM, verb. (archaic) (US) (New England) To assess a tax upon, by estimate or at discretion.
DOOM, proper noun. (video games) (trademark) A popular first-person shooter video game, often regarded as the father of the genre.
DOOM AND GLOOM, adjective. (idiomatic) Feeling, or acting in a manner consistent with, pessimism and despair.
DOOM AND GLOOM, noun. (idiomatic) Something considered indicative of feelings of pessimism and despair.
DOOM METAL, noun. (music genre) A subgenre of heavy metal characterised by a slow tempo and low-tuned guitars, often emphasizing despairing lyrics.
DOOM PALM, noun. Alternative spelling of doum palm
DOOM PALMS, noun. Plural of doom palm

Dictionary definition

DOOM, noun. An unpleasant or disastrous destiny; "everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it"; "that's unfortunate but it isn't the end of the world".
DOOM, verb. Decree or designate beforehand; "She was destined to become a great pianist".
DOOM, verb. Pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law; "He was condemned to ten years in prison".
DOOM, verb. Make certain of the failure or destruction of; "This decision will doom me to lose my position".

Wise words

There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.