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doomed adj
1 marked for certain death; "the black spot told the old sailor he was doomed"
2 in danger of the eternal punishment of hell; "poor damned souls" [syn: cursed, damned, unredeemed, unsaved]
3 marked by or promising bad fortune; "their business venture was doomed from the start"; "an ill-fated business venture"; "an ill-starred romance"; "the unlucky prisoner was again put in irons"- W.H.Prescott [syn: ill-fated, ill-omened, ill-starred, unlucky]
4 (usually followed by `to') determined by tragic fate; "doomed to unhappiness"; "fated to be the scene of Kennedy's assassination" [syn: fated] n : people who are destined to die soon; "the agony of the doomed was in his voice" [syn: lost]

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  1. Certain to suffer death, failure, or a similarly negative outcome.

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