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Definition of Doom

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sentence to a terrible fate, condemn
terrible fate, ruin, destruction; death
popular computer game (also on the Internet)
Doom Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Doom Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To pronounce sentence or judgment on; to condemn; to consign by a decree or sentence; to sentence; as, a criminal doomed to chains or death.
  
(v. t.)
To ordain as penalty; hence, to mulct or fine.
  
(v. t.)
To judge; to estimate or determine as a judge.
  
(v. t.)
To destine; to fix irrevocably the destiny or fate of; to appoint, as by decree or by fate.
  
(v. t.)
To assess a tax upon, by estimate or at discretion.
  
(v. t.)
That to which one is doomed or sentenced; destiny or fate, esp. unhappy destiny; penalty.
  
(v. t.)
Ruin; death.
  
(v. t.)
Judgment; judicial sentence; penal decree; condemnation.
  
(v. t.)
Discriminating opinion or judgment; discrimination; discernment; decision.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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doom
\doom\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. doomed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. dooming.]
1. to judge; to estimate or determine as a judge. [obs.]
2. to pronounce sentence or judgment on; to condemn; to consign by a decree or sentence; to sentence; as, a criminal doomed to chains or death. absolves the just, and dooms the guilty souls.
3. to ordain as penalty; hence, to mulct or fine. have i tongue to doom my brother's death?
4. to assess a tax upon, by estimate or at discretion. [new england] pickering.
5. to destine; to fix irrevocably the destiny or fate of; to appoint, as by decree or by fate. a man of genius doomed to struggle with difficulties.
doom
\doom\ (?), n. [as. d&?;m; akin to os. d&?;m, ohg. tuom, dan. & sw. dom, icel. d&?;mr, goth. d&?;ms, gr. &?; law; fr. the root of e. do, v. t. &?;. see do, v. t., and cf. deem, -dom.] 1. judgment; judicial sentence; penal decree; condemnation. the first dooms of london provide especially the recovery of cattle belonging to the citizens. r. green. now against himself he sounds this doom.
2. that to which one is doomed or sentenced; destiny or fate, esp. unhappy destiny; penalty. ere hector meets his doom. and homely household task shall be her doom.
3. ruin; death. this is the day of doom for bassianus.
4. discriminating opinion or judgment; discrimination; discernment; decision. [obs.] and there he learned of things and haps to come, to give foreknowledge true, and certain doom.


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From Shakespeare's Macbeth
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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Goddiweddydd = n. day of doom
Anagram
  mood
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. 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"
(synonym) doomsday, day of reckoning, end of the world
(hypernym) destiny, fate

Verb
1. decree or designate beforehand; "She was destined to become a great pianist"
(synonym) destine, fate, designate
(hypernym) ordain
2. pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law; "He was condemned to ten years in prison"
(synonym) sentence, condemn
(hypernym) declare
(hyponym) foredoom
(entail) convict
(classification) law, jurisprudence
3. make certain of the failure or destruction of; "This decision will doom me to lose my position"
(hypernym) guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secure
(derivation) doomsday, day of reckoning, end of the world
Doom Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
Electronic Games
One of the first 1st person shooter from Id and Activision .

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Doom Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Doom may refer to:
  • dom, the Anglo-Saxon word meaning "judgment", "law"
    • Doom book the Laws of King Aelfred, Legal Code of Alfred the Great, Code of Alfred 893
  • Destiny, a predetermined course of events
  • Doom (painting), a painting that depicts the Last Judgment
  • Mount Doom, a volcano in J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings

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Doom (typeset as DOOM in official documents) is a 1993 science fiction horror-themed first-person shooter video game by id Software. It is considered one of the most significant and influential titles in the video game industry, for having ushered in the popularity of the first-person shooter genre. The original game is divided into three nine-level episodes and distributed via shareware and mail order. The Ultimate Doom, an updated release of the original game featuring a fourth episode, was released in 1995 and sold at retail.

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