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dooms

noun
plural of doom

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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dooms

verb
present tense third-person singular of doom

Synonyms & Antonyms of dooms (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Dooms.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dooms. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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