from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Judgment Day.
- idiom til For all time; forever.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Concerned with or predicting future universal destruction.
- adj. Given to or marked by forebodings or predictions of impending calamity.
- adj. Capable of causing widespread or total destruction; doomsday weapon.
- n. The day when God is expected to judge the world; end times.
- n. judgement day; the day of the Final Judgment; any day of decisive judgement or final dissolution.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A day of sentence or condemnation; day of death.
- n. The day of the final judgment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The day of the last judgment.
- n. Any day of sentence or condemnation.
- n. [capitalized] The Doomsday Book (see below), or a record similar to it, as the Exon Doomsday, contemporary with it, preserved in Exeter cathedral.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an unpleasant or disastrous destiny
- n. (New Testament) day at the end of time following Armageddon when God will decree the fates of all individual humans according to the good and evil of their earthly lives
It's too early to know the impact Rita will have on the Gulf Coast refineries or on fuel prices as of yet, but at least one analyst says the nation will probably avoid what he calls a doomsday scenario of gasoline soaring to $5 a gallon.
I have a book at home, which I call my doomsday-book, where
Rick Perry, however, is among those countering what he calls doomsday reports and proclamations that, 'Oh my God, it's going to be the end of the world.'
London Olympics with gusto, Meadows is candid about her fear of the Games and the countdown to what she calls "doomsday".
The agency's response was to enact what it called a doomsday budget, with 25 to 30 per cent fare increases and substantial service reductions.
Most of all, Beck worries that the end, doomsday, is coming, soon, and it won't be pretty.
Many friends and colleagues have been fired or laid off and watching the news or reading the daily paper leads me to believe that doomsday is approaching.
Can you post a few examples of those short term doomsday predictions?
But those short term doomsday scenarios--more active hurricane seasons, droughts etc.--have not materialized, at least not to the point predicted just a short time ago.
If the "AGW community" overhyped its case with "short term doomsday scenarios" that "have not materialized", I want to know.