Search Result for "doomed":
1. people who are destined to die soon;
- Example: "the agony of the doomed was in his voice"
[syn: doomed, lost]
1. marked for certain death;
- Example: "the black spot told the old sailor he was doomed"
2. in danger of the eternal punishment of Hell;
- Example: "poor damned souls"
[syn: cursed, damned, doomed, unredeemed, unsaved]
3. marked by or promising bad fortune;
- Example: "their business venture was doomed from the start"
- Example: "an ill-fated business venture"
- Example: "an ill-starred romance"
- Example: "the unlucky prisoner was again put in irons"- W.H.Prescott
[syn: doomed, ill-fated, ill-omened, ill-starred, unlucky]
4. (usually followed by `to') determined by tragic fate;
- Example: "doomed to unhappiness"
- Example: "fated to be the scene of Kennedy's assassination"
[syn: doomed, fated]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Doom \Doom\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Doomed; p. pr. & vb. n. Dooming.] 1. To judge; to estimate or determine as a judge. [Obs.] --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. 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. [1913 Webster] Absolves the just, and dooms the guilty souls. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To ordain as penalty; hence, to mulct or fine. [1913 Webster] Have I tongue to doom my brother's death? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. To assess a tax upon, by estimate or at discretion. [New England] --J. Pickering. [1913 Webster] 5. To destine; to fix irrevocably the destiny or fate of; to appoint, as by decree or by fate. [1913 Webster] A man of genius . . . doomed to struggle with difficulties. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
26 Moby Thesaurus words for "doomed": accursed, appointed, bewitched, condemned, cursed, damned, destined, devoted, fatal, fated, fateful, foredoomed, foreordained, futile, ill-fated, in store, in the cards, inevitable, lost, luckless, marked, ordained, predestined, star-crossed, vain, written