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Definition of Doom

Doom

  1. Judgment; judicial sentence; penal decree; condemnation.
  2. That to which one is doomed or sentenced; destiny or fate, esp. unhappy destiny; penalty.
  3. Ruin; death.
  4. Discriminating opinion or judgment; discrimination; discernment; decision.
  5. To judge; to estimate or determine as a judge.
  6. To pronounce sentence or judgment on; to condemn; to consign by a decree or sentence; to sentence; as, a criminal doomed to chains or death.
  7. To ordain as penalty; hence, to mulct or fine.
  8. To assess a tax upon, by estimate or at discretion.
  9. To destine; to fix irrevocably the destiny or fate of; to appoint, as by decree or by fate.

Doom Quotations

Modern science says: 'The sun is the past, the earth is the present, the moon is the future.' From an incandescent mass we have originated, and into a frozen mass we shall turn. Merciless is the law of nature, and rapidly and irresistibly we are drawn to our doom.
Nikola Tesla

A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

For the music business, social networking is brilliant. Just when you think it's doom and gloom and you have to spend millions of pounds on marketing and this and that, you have this amazing thing now called fan power. The whole world is linked through a laptop. It's amazing. And it's free. I love it. It's absolutely brilliant.
Simon Cowell

Over the centuries, mankind has tried many ways of combating the forces of evil... prayer, fasting, good works and so on. Up until Doom, no one seemed to have thought about the double-barrel shotgun. Eat leaden death, demon.
Terry Pratchett

You know, I have a lot of books on my iPad, but when I try to read them, I find myself wandering off to play games. Those are books I'm interested in. I can't imagine what would have happened to me in college if my biology class had been on the same computer as 'Words With Friends' and 'Doom.'
Gail Collins
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Doom Translations

doom in Latin is fatum

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