doom·​ful ˈdüm-fəl How to pronounce doomful (audio)
: presaging doom : ominous
doomful predictions
doomfully adverb

Examples of doomful in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But every day, there is also Thelonious, a chipmunk who sits down to eat in a world without a doomful election and a deadly virus. Angela Hansberger, Bon Appétit, 15 Oct. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1586, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of doomful was in 1586

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“Doomful.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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