One critic, Nouriel Roubini, the bearish New York University economist known as Dr. doom, was in attendance Friday morning.
Even those who think highly of Mizeur as a candidate think that name recognition alone will be enough to doom her chances.
A youthful and fit 62, Udall is not all gloom and doom—more like genetically earnest.
“Every sad and bitter tale has its hour when the doom inevitable in the long run becomes inescapable in the short,” Kempton wrote.
Will Don's radical attempt to get new business save the company or doom it?
Meanwhile the news had spread that there was a relapse and that the doom impended.
His voice had become weighty with authority and measured with doom.
She rushed, like others of her family, upon her doom, as if she were infatuated.
My doom is fixed—fixed by my own folly—my own rash, headstrong folly.
Yet here she was dreading to turn the slip over (she had retrieved it blank side up) and read her doom.
Old English dom "law, judgment, condemnation," from Proto-Germanic *domaz (cf. Old Saxon and Old Frisian dom, Old Norse domr, Old High German tuom, Gothic doms "judgment, decree"), from PIE root *dhe- (cf. Sanskrit dhaman- "law," Greek themis "law," Lithuanian dome "attention"), literally "to set, put" (see factitious). A book of laws in Old English was a dombec. Modern sense of "fate, ruin, destruction" is c.1600, from the finality of the Christian Judgment Day.
late 14c., from doom (n.). Related: Doomed; dooming.