(noun.) people who are destined to die soon; 'the agony of the doomed was in his voice'.
(adj.) marked for certain death; 'the black spot told the old sailor he was doomed' .
(adj.) (usually followed by `to') determined by tragic fate; 'doomed to unhappiness'; 'fated to be the scene of Kennedy's assassination' .
(adj.) 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 .
Edited by Andrea--From WordNet
(imp. & p. p.) of Doom
- Where Judy Trenor led, all the world would follow; and Lily had the doomed sense of the castaway who has signalled in vain to fleeing sails. Edith Wharton. The House of Mirth.
- I would almost as soon believe that the cat curls the end of its tail when preparing to spring, in order to warn the doomed mouse. Charles Darwin. On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.
- Mrs. Peniston felt as if there had been a contagious illness in the house, and she was doomed to sit shivering among her contaminated furniture. Edith Wharton. The House of Mirth.
- And Birkin, who, for some reason was now tired and dispirited, said to him: 'I always feel doomed when the train is running into London. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- Nearer and nearer came the doomed man. Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Gods of Mars.
- It seemed to me that I was this dayespecially doomed--the main burden and trial falling on me alone of all the female teachers. Charlotte Bronte. Villette.
- She immediately fell into the slave-trader's fangs, and was doomed for the New Orleans market. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin.
- I had doomed Bois-Guilbert for mine own property. Walter Scott. Ivanhoe.
- Dusk The wretched wife of the innocent man thus doomed to die, fell under the sentence, as if she had been mortally stricken. Charles Dickens. A Tale of Two Cities.
- Miss Keeldar, doomed to be in constant request during the morning, was presently summoned downstairs again. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- The demand for army shoes fell off, and the system was abandoned; but it had incited invention in the direction of machine-made shoes and the day of exclusive hand labour was doomed. William Henry Doolittle. Inventions in the Century.
- She had felt so doomed up here in the eternal snow, as if there were no beyond. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- And looking for a nice pair of rattlesnakes, to articulate for a Museum--when I was doomed to fall in with her and deal with her. Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.
- And yet, still, he was damned and doomed to the old effort at serious living. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- But indeed the King was already doomed. H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.