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doomsday


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Doomsday  \Dooms"day`\,  n.  [AS.  d?mes  d[=a]g.  See  {Doom},  and 
  {Day}.] 
  1.  A  day  of  sentence  or  condemnation;  day  of  death.  ``My 
  body's  doomsday.''  --Shak. 
 
  2.  The  day  of  the  final  judgment. 
 
  I  could  not  tell  till  doomsday.  --Chaucer. 
 
  {Doomsday  Book}.  See  {Domesday  Book}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Doomsday 
  n  1:  (New  Testament)  day  of  the  Last  Judgment  when  God  will 
  decree  the  fates  of  all  men  according  to  the  good  and 
  evil  of  their  earthly  lives  [syn:  {Judgment  Day},  {Judgement 
  Day},  {Day  of  Judgment},  {Day  of  Judgement},  {Doomsday}, 
  {Last  Judgment},  {Last  Judgement},  {Last  Day}] 
  2:  an  unpleasant  or  disastrous  destiny;  "everyone  was  aware  of 
  the  approaching  doom  but  was  helpless  to  avoid  it"  [syn:  {doom}, 
  {day  of  reckoning}] 




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