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doom

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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
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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
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3 the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities

  • met his doom at the hands of a rampaging rhinoceros
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fate, destiny, lot, portion, doom mean a predetermined state or end. fate implies an inevitable and usually an adverse outcome.
    • the fate of the submarine is unknown
destiny implies something foreordained and often suggests a great or noble course or end.
    • the country's destiny to be a model of liberty to the world
lot and portion imply a distribution by fate or destiny, lot suggesting blind chance
    • it was her lot to die childless
, portion implying the apportioning of good and evil.
    • remorse was his daily portion
doom distinctly implies a grim or calamitous fate.
    • if the rebellion fails, his doom is certain

doom

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1 to determine the fate of in advance

  • the actor felt that he was doomed to be forever remembered for that one terrible performance
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2 to impose a judicial punishment on

  • doomed the murderer to life in prison without the possibility of parole
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