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I'm not going to take this defeatist attitude and listen to all this crap any more from all these people who have nothing except doomsday to predict.
Carroll Shelby

Meaning of "doomsday" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DOOMSDAY

Old English dōmes dæg Judgment Day; related to Old Norse domsdagr.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DOOMSDAY

doomsday  [ˈduːmzˌdeɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DOOMSDAY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Doomsday is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DOOMSDAY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Doomsday

Doomsday may refer to: ▪ End time, a time period described in the eschatological writings in Abrahamic religions and in doomsday scenarios non-Abrahamic religions...

Definition of doomsday in the English dictionary

The first definition of doomsday in the dictionary is the day on which the Last Judgment will occur. Other definition of doomsday is any day of reckoning. Doomsday is also characterized by predictions of disaster.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DOOMSDAY


all-day
ˈɔːlˌdeɪ
birthday
ˈbɜːθˌdeɪ
domesday
ˈduːmzˌdeɪ
everyday
ˈɛvrɪˌdeɪ
faraday
ˈfærəˌdeɪ
heyday
ˈheɪˌdeɪ
hobday
ˈhɒbˌdeɪ
holiday
ˈhɒlɪˌdeɪ
man-day
ˈmænˌdeɪ
Mayday
ˈmeɪˌdeɪ
multiday
ˈmʌltɪˌdeɪ
one-day
ˈwʌnˌdeɪ
payday
ˈpeɪˌdeɪ
same-day
ˈseɪmˌdeɪ
schoolday
ˈskuːlˌdeɪ
someday
ˈsʌmˌdeɪ
washday
ˈwɒʃˌdeɪ
weekday
ˈwiːkˌdeɪ
workaday
ˈwɜːkəˌdeɪ
workday
ˈwɜːkˌdeɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DOOMSDAY

doom
doom palm
doom-laden
doom-monger
doomed
doomful
doomfully
doomily
doomsayer
Doomsday Book
doomsday clock
doomsday cult
doomsman
doomster
doomwatch
doomy
doon
doona
door

WORDS THAT END LIKE DOOMSDAY

Ash Wednesday
Bloomsday
day
Friday
from day to day
Holy Thursday
Maundy Thursday
Monday
officer of the day
order of the day
Saturday
Shrove Tuesday
Spy Wednesday
Sunday
Super Tuesday
that will be the day
the other day
Thursday
Tuesday
Wednesday

Synonyms and antonyms of doomsday in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «doomsday» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DOOMSDAY

Find out the translation of doomsday to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of doomsday from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «doomsday» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

末日
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

día del juicio final
570 millions of speakers

English

doomsday
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कयामत का दिन
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

يوم القيامة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

конец света
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Juízo Final
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শেষবিচারের দিন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

jour du Jugement dernier
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hari kiamat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Weltgericht
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

最後の審判の日
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

최후의 심판
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kiamat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vô định
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இறுதிநாள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जगाचा शेवट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kiyamet gunu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

giorno del giudizio universale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Koniec świata
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кінець світу
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

apocaliptic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ημέρα της Κρίσεως
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

doem
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

doomsday
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dommedag
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of doomsday

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DOOMSDAY»

The term «doomsday» is quite widely used and occupies the 28.692 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DOOMSDAY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «doomsday» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «doomsday» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about doomsday

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5 QUOTES WITH «DOOMSDAY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word doomsday.
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Alistair Cooke
These doomsday warriors look no more like soldiers than the soldiers of the Second World War looked like conquistadors. The more expert they become the more they look like lab assistants in small colleges.
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Thomas Frank
As you watch the world crumble, try taking your Armageddon with this sprinkling of irony: Over the last three decades, business has got virtually everything it wanted, and its doomsday scenario from the 1970s has come true because of it.
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Steven Pinker
Some people believe that the nuclear bomb should be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, since it scared the major powers away from war by equating it with doomsday.
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Lorene Scafaria
I've been obsessed with doomsday for a long time - the idea that different cultures respond to it differently, and religions will change people's outlook on it.
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Carroll Shelby
I'm not going to take this defeatist attitude and listen to all this crap any more from all these people who have nothing except doomsday to predict.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DOOMSDAY»

Discover the use of doomsday in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to doomsday and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Doomsday Book
For Kivrin Engle, preparing an on-site study of one of the deadliest eras in humanity's history was as simple as receiving inoculations against the diseases of the fourteenth century and inventing an alibi for a woman traveling alone.
Connie Willis, 2012
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Doomsday
When his evil clone begins to build a virus that will be able to destroy everything in the fully computerized world of 2099, Tristan Connor must find a way to disable his creation and put a stop to his clone's horrific plan. Original.
John Peel, 1999
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The Doomsday Conspiracy
From Washington to Zurich, Rome and Paris, the story unfolds to reveal Bellamy's past – why the women he loves the most cannot return his love, why his friends become his deadly enemies, and why the world must never learn the incredible ...
Sidney Sheldon, 2012
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The Doomsday Machine: The High Price of Nuclear Energy, the ...
For more information, watch an exclusive book trailer for The Doomsday Machine here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2Y4cso-7g0
Martin Cohen, Andrew McKillop, 2012
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The Official Underground 2012 Doomsday Survival Handbook
So as you stockpile your bottles of water, dig out your bunker, and finesse your plan for a brand new government, keep this book in hand. You won't be sorry.
W. H. Mumfrey, 2010
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Doomsday
' LINWOOD BARCLAY 'Graham Brown is an exciting new talent, a writer we're going to be hearing a lot from in the years ahead' STEVE BERRY
Graham Brown, 2012
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The doomsday book of animals: a natural history of vanished ...
Describes the habitat, behavior, and physical characteristics of hundreds of species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and fish that have become extinct since the late-seventeenth century
David Day, 1981
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The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
The #1 New York Times bestseller: "It is the work of our greatest financial journalist, at the top of his game.
Michael Lewis, 2011
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Doomsday
The Robotech defenders and the Zentraedi, former enemies, share the common goal of survival after the war ended with no victors, but the aliens begin to revert to their warlike ways when Khyron, a reborn hero, reappears to lead them
Jack McKinney, 1987
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Doomsday Men: The Real Dr Strangelove and the Dream of the ...
This is the untold story of the Cold War’s most insane plan, the men behind it and how it nearly happened.
P. D. Smith, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DOOMSDAY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term doomsday is used in the context of the following news items.
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Doomsday vs. Hulk and More: DC Goes Up Against Marvel - Who …
We also have DC's one man wrecking ball and destruction personified Doomsday fighting Marvel's Jade Giant and anger management ... «moviepilot.com, Jul 15»
2
Stocks down again Wednesday awaiting Fed minutes, doomsday
Add Wednesday afternoon's Fed minutes release to China crash, Puerto Rico insolvency and Grexit farce, and we endure another day of chaos ... «Communities Digital News, Jul 15»
3
Marriage doomsday never comes
Hodges overturning state bans on same-sex marriage generated a lot of commentary, including a large number of doomsday predictions from ... «The Salinas Californian, Jul 15»
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Cathal Pendred relishing the challenge of fighting John 'Doomsday
Ahead of his “litmus test” against John 'Doomsday' Howard on Saturday night, Cathal Pendred says a victory against the experienced ... «Irish Mirror, Jul 15»
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Greek party may turn to hangover as euro doomsday warning defied
As banks remain shut and European leaders prepare to respond to their vote against more austerity, the morning hangover also brings the ... «Toronto Star, Jul 15»
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State GOP is not concerned about 'doomsday' predictions
The doomsday predictions were back in the headlines last week after a pair of U.S. Supreme Court rulings that declared same-sex marriage ... «Columbia Daily Herald, Jul 15»
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Marriage doomsday never comes: Column
The debate around the recent Supreme Court decision Obergefell v. Hodges overturning state bans on same-sex marriage generated a lot of ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
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Ayaz Sadiq says he will hold Imran accountable on doomsday
ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly, Ayaz Sadiq has said that Article 62 and 63 of the Constitution do not make a distinction between 'lie' ... «Geo News, Pakistan, Jul 15»
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One of them explicitly called it 'doomsday for Pakistan hockey'.
One of them explicitly called it 'doomsday for Pakistan hockey'. “We have been listening to the same rhetoric from the PHF and their coaches for ... «DAWN.com, Jul 15»
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Tech bubble 2.0? Don't dwell on doomsday. Instead, prepare for …
For some time now whispers of an impending doom have been making the rounds. Of late, the whispers have turned into loud screams. Having ... «YourStory.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Doomsday [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/doomsday>. Oct 2020 ».
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