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doom

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of doom

  1. 1 a decision made by a court or tribunal regarding a case it has heard <the judge solemnly pronounced his doom before a hushed courtroom> Synonyms sentence, finding, holding, judgment (or judgement), rulingRelated Words inquest, verdict; authority; decree, edict, injunction, order; arbitrament, award, declaration, deliverance, dictum, pronouncement; conclusion, decision, determination, opinion, resolution; discipline, penalty, punishment

  2. 2 a state or end that seemingly has been decided beforehand <it was her doom to be haunted by the memory of that terrible day> Synonyms circumstance, destiny, fate, fortune, kismet, lot, portionRelated Words accident, casualty [archaic], chance, hap, happenchance, happenstance, hazard, luck; predestination; aftereffect, aftermath, conclusion, consequence, development, effect, fruit, issue, outcome, outgrowth, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, upshot

  3. 3 the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities <met his doom at the hands of a rampaging rhinoceros> Synonyms curtains, decease, demise, dissolution, death, end, exit, expiration, expiry, fate, grave, great divide, passage, passing, quietus, sleepRelated Words casualty, fatality; martyrdom, self-destruction, self-murder, self-slaughter, suicide; annihilation, destruction, ending, extermination, ruin; assassination, execution, killing, massacre, slaughterNear Antonyms existence, life; creation, genesis, origination, riseAntonyms birth, nativity




doom

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of doom

  1. 1 to determine the fate of in advance <had always felt that he was doomed to remain single forever> Synonyms destine, fate, foredoom, foreordain, ordain, predestine, predetermine, preordainRelated Words predestinate; augur, forecast, foretell, predict, presage, prognosticate, prophesy; preconceive, prejudge; condemn, sentence; bode, forebode (also forbode), portend; anticipate, divine, foreknow, foresee

  2. 2 to impose a judicial punishment on <doomed the murderer to life in prison without the possibility of parole> Synonyms condemn, damn, sentenceRelated Words adjudge, judge; castigate, censure, chasten, chastise, correct, discipline, penalize, punish; conclude, decide, decree, determine, find, opine, resolve, ruleNear Antonyms pardon, reprieve




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