What is doomed?

  • (adj): Marked for certain death.
    Example: "The black spot told the old sailor he was doomed"
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "doomed":

  • (noun): People who are destined to die soon.
    Example: "The agony of the doomed was in his voice"
    Synonyms: lost
  • (adj): (usually followed by 'to') determined by tragic fate.
    Example: "Doomed to unhappiness"
    Synonyms: fated

Famous quotes containing the word doomed:

    Perhaps I am doomed to retrace my steps under the illusion that I am exploring, doomed to try and learn what I should simply recognize, learning a mere fraction of what I have forgotten.
    André Breton (1896–1966)

    What we know partakes in no small measure of the nature of what has so happily been called the unutterable or ineffable, so that any attempt to utter or eff it is doomed to fail, doomed, doomed to fail.
    Samuel Beckett (1906–1989)

    We are doomed to cling to a life even while we find it unendurable.
    William James (1842–1910)