people who are destined to die soon (Freq. 1)

the agony of the doomed was in his voice

Syn: ↑lost
Hypernyms: ↑people
1. marked for certain death (Freq. 2)

the black spot told the old sailor he was doomed

Similar to: ↑dead
2. in danger of the eternal punishment of Hell

poor damned souls

Syn: ↑cursed, ↑damned, ↑unredeemed, ↑unsaved
Similar to: ↑lost
Topics: ↑Christianity, ↑Christian religion
3. marked by or promising bad fortune

their business venture was doomed from the start


an ill-fated business venture


an ill-starred romance


"the unlucky prisoner was again put in irons"- W.H.Prescott

Syn: ↑ill-fated, ↑ill-omened, ↑ill-starred, ↑unlucky
Similar to: ↑unfortunate
4. (usually followed by `to') determined by tragic fate

doomed to unhappiness


fated to be the scene of Kennedy's assassination

Syn: ↑fated
Similar to: ↑certain, ↑sure

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doomed adjective
1. Under sentence
2. Fated
3. Destined to inevitable death, failure or ruin
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Main Entry:doom

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doomed adj

a doomed plan/mission/ship

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Main Entry:doom

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