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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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Doom relishes the firepower it offers, from the humble pistol to the BFG, and for the first time it offers you the chance to upgrade your weapons.
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As a youngster, always aware of the facility and its importance to the community, Doom never had aspirations of working there.
Actually, the co-founder of the Blackstone Group has been warning of economic doom at hand ever since 1972 when he left government forever after a single year as Secretary of Commerce.
Ormskirk Theatre Company are set to perform Widow Twankey and the Temple of Doom at Ormskirk Civic Hall in November and want would-be actors to come forward.
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