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Doom

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

doom

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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In this essay, I would like to examine a much more elusive motif whose Germanic influence may not be immediately visible, but is present nonetheless: fate and doom.
Shippey also briefly touches on the presence of fate and doom in Tolkien's work, but he only makes a few general comments and an indepth analysis falls outside the scope of his discussion of Tolkien and his inspiration.
As a youngster, always aware of the facility and its importance to the community, Doom never had aspirations of working there.
Since 2004, 38-year-old Doom has been deputy warden of programs at the institution and is widely admired and respected by fellow employees and supervisors.
Seen from that viewpoint, I guess Valley independence is Armageddon for those prophets of doom who run City Hall.
I've heard others making King Crimson comparisons, but if your bag, such as mine, is Sleep and Buried at Sea heavy shit worship, then this will doom your world.
RIGOR SARDONICUS Apocolypsis Damnare (Paragon)--This is the doom of doom by Doomscale standards.
WORLD BELOW Maestrom (Psychedoomelic)--Maestrom brings progress in the land of majestic doom metal, Heavy bombardments of their doomshine, Sabbath and Candlemass envy deepens my bottomless grave.
INTERNAL VOID Matricide (Dogstreet)--Speaking of vintage doom sounds, here we have the Nest from these doomineers.
FALL OF THE BASTARDS Where Dead Hang from Trees (Parasitic/End Theory) Portland's masters of metal manage to yet again meld black, trash and doom with grinding twists of mass destruction.
This is their second outing, which flows soul and blues-infected doom.
Portland's mighty YOB return with three tracks coming in at 50 minutes of doom drenched destruction.