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Doom vs. Damnation

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Doomnoun

Destiny, especially terrible.

Damnationnoun

The state of being damned; condemnation; openly expressed disapprobation.

Doomnoun

An undesirable fate; an impending severe occurrence or danger that seems inevitable.

Damnationnoun

(religion) Condemnation to everlasting punishment in the future state, or the punishment itself.

Doomnoun

A feeling of danger, impending danger, darkness or despair.

Damnationnoun

The state of being damned; condemnation; openly expressed disapprobation.

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Doomnoun

A law.

Damnationnoun

Condemnation to everlasting punishment in the future state, or the punishment itself.

‘How can ye escape the damnation of hell?’; ‘Wickedness is sin, and sin is damnation.’;

Doomnoun

A judgment or decision.

Damnationnoun

A sin deserving of everlasting punishment.

‘The deep damnation of his taking-off.’;

Doomnoun

A sentence or penalty for illegal behaviour.

Damnationnoun

the act of damning

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Doomnoun

Death.

‘They met an untimely doom when the mineshaft caved in.’;

Damnationnoun

the state of being condemned to eternal punishment in Hell

Doomnoun

(sometimes capitalized) The Last Judgment; or, an artistic representation thereof.

Damnation

Damnation (from Latin damnatio) is the concept of divine punishment and torment in an afterlife for actions that were committed on Earth. In Ancient Egyptian religious tradition, citizens would recite the 42 negative confessions of Maat as their heart was weighed against the feather of truth.

Doomverb

To pronounce sentence or judgment on; to condemn.

‘a criminal doomed to death’;

Doomverb

To destine; to fix irrevocably the ill fate of.

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Doomverb

(obsolete) To judge; to estimate or determine as a judge.

Doomverb

(obsolete) To ordain as a penalty; hence, to mulct or fine.

Doomverb

To assess a tax upon, by estimate or at discretion.

Doomnoun

Judgment; judicial sentence; penal decree; condemnation.

‘The first dooms of London provide especially the recovery of cattle belonging to the citizens.’; ‘Now against himself he sounds this doom.’;

Doomnoun

That to which one is doomed or sentenced; destiny or fate, esp. unhappy destiny; penalty.

‘Ere Hector meets his doom.’; ‘And homely household task shall be her doom.’;

Doomnoun

Ruin; death.

‘This is the day of doom for Bassianus.’;

Doomnoun

Discriminating opinion or judgment; discrimination; discernment; decision.

‘And there he learned of things and haps to come,To give foreknowledge true, and certain doom.’;

Doomverb

To judge; to estimate or determine as a judge.

Doomverb

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.

‘Absolves the just, and dooms the guilty souls.’;

Doomverb

To ordain as penalty; hence, to mulct or fine.

‘Have I tongue to doom my brother's death?’;

Doomverb

To assess a tax upon, by estimate or at discretion.

Doomverb

To destine; to fix irrevocably the destiny or fate of; to appoint, as by decree or by fate.

‘A man of genius . . . doomed to struggle with difficulties.’;

Doomnoun

an unpleasant or disastrous destiny;

‘everyone was aware of the approaching doom but was helpless to avoid it’; ‘that's unfortunate but it isn't the end of the world’;

Doomverb

decree or designate beforehand;

‘She was destined to become a great pianist’;

Doomverb

pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law;

‘He was condemned to ten years in prison’;

Doomverb

make certain of the failure or destruction of;

‘This decision will doom me to lose my position’;

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