gloom and doom

Definition of gloom and doom

  1. :  sad and tragic events :  a feeling or attitude that things are only getting worse The papers are filled with stories of gloom and doom. She was full of gloom and doom.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to look, feel, or act sullen or despondent

    :  to be or become overcast

    :  to loom up dimly

  1. :  partial or total darkness

    :  a dark or shadowy place

    :  lowness of spirits :  dejection

  1. :  a law or ordinance especially in Anglo-Saxon England

    :  judgment, decision

    :  a judicial condemnation or sentence

  1. :  to give judgment against :  condemn

    :  to fix the fate of :  destine

    :  to make certain the failure or destruction of

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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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