Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "doomful" [doom•ful]

  • Threatening doom; ominous. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "doomful" in a sentence
  • "If they feel it makes our house less doomful, that's fine."
  • "And really, while one prefers not to have to cope with these little, um, bumps in the road, we can in fact cope, and it will be fine, and situations that can be kept from being doomful by the application of two pieces of wood and a tire replacement we can afford, well, those could really be a lot worse."
  • "Frantic light and doomful dark mark X first a multi-colored zebra, then mark him a ghost."