doomsday

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noun, often attributive dooms·day \ˈdümz-ˌdā\

Definition of doomsday

  1. 1 :  a day of final judgment

  2. 2 :  a time of catastrophic destruction and death

Examples of doomsday in a sentence

  1. a warning that doomsday is near

  2. The book explores a doomsday scenario in which an asteroid hits the Earth.

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of doomsday

before 12th century



DOOMSDAY Defined for English Language Learners

doomsday

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noun, often attributive dooms·day \ˈdümz-ˌdā\

Definition of doomsday for English Language Learners

  • : the day the world ends or is destroyed


DOOMSDAY Defined for Kids

doomsday

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noun dooms·day \ˈdümz-ˌdā\

Definition of doomsday for Students

  1. :  the day the world ends or is destroyed


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