[ US /ˈdumd/ ]
[ UK /dˈuːmd/ ]
  1. (usually followed by `to') determined by tragic fate
    fated to be the scene of Kennedy's assassination
    doomed to unhappiness
  2. in danger of the eternal punishment of Hell
    poor damned souls
  3. marked by or promising bad fortune
    their business venture was doomed from the start
    an ill-starred romance
    an ill-fated business venture
    the unlucky prisoner was again put in irons
  4. marked for certain death
    the black spot told the old sailor he was doomed
  1. people who are destined to die soon
    the agony of the doomed was in his voice
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How To Use doomed In A Sentence

  • The closely-packed _mitraille_ tore the icy crust into powder, fifty yards beyond the doomed bird, which settled, throbbing with a mortal tremor, upon the ice, shot through the head. Adrift in the Ice-Fields
  • The fizzy drinks tax is doomed to fail, as it has elsewhere. The Sun
  • Without such help, sexual predators are doomed to repeat their crimes.
  • The tragedy is that these are doomed to failure because they are in no way, enhancers of resources.
  • Something like one of these multimillion dollar condos would have doomed Edwards, but 28,200 square feet in exurban North Carolina is solid. Matthew Yglesias » Edwards’ Big House
  • The atmosphere of foredoomed defeat in his own corner had no effect on him. The Mexican
  • `Because she told the dean who was interviewing her that the college and governing body system was corrupt and doomed. DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATION
  • Most of these duplicated segments are doomed to oblivion, because any proteins their genes produce are redundant.
  • From that moment, it was doomed to become a huge, sprawling, one-story conurbation, hopelessly dependent on the automobile.
  • I realize that the relationship is inevitably doomed.
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