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An archaic term for a court's judgment. For example, some criminal sentences still end with the phrase " … which is pronounced for doom."

See: condemn, convict, predetermine, punish, sentence, tragedy


judgment. The word ‘doom’ is Old English whereas ‘judgment’ is a very early French import.

DOOM. This word formerly signified a judgment. T. L.

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So even though the gods pronounce their dooms from their thrones of authority (as we saw earlier), in doing so, they subject themselves to "the newly ordered course of time" they created, which will result ultimately in their demise at ragnargk.
Nancy Doom grew up in the shadow of the "Castle on Cumberland," the men's maximum-security facility that is such an important part of the community in Lyon County, Ky.
GNAW THEIR TONGUES All the Dread Magnificence of Perversity (Crucial Blast)--Dutch black/funeral doom experimentalism with cinematic horror noise barrages of the highest order.
The prophets of doom like to claim that secession will cost the Valley improvements and new construction of police and fire stations and parks.
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The prophets of doom argue that the ecological limits to growth have already been reached.
People are unlikely to do so if they are told by experts that doom is at hand and disaster unavoidable.
ULTRALORD We Hate You and Hope You Die (This Dark Reign)--Features sludgy doom masters from Rue and Fistula, thrown into the pit of thrash brutality.
REVEREND BIZAARE Crush the Insects (Season of Mist)--Holding the title for best old-school doom masters of the trade.
Nortt (Denmark) brings on the blackened funeral doom served in manically depressive entrees of spiritual dieing and eternal mourning.
THE MIGHTY NIMBUS S/t (Threeman)--Groove ridden, stoner doom extraordinaire led by ATP and Sixty Watt Shamen members.
IRON KIND/VOODOO SHOCK split 7" Game Two (PsycheDOOMelic)--Colorado's own cult doomsters lead by Conan (G2 label owner) bust out their best and most unrelenting doom tune yet.