dom





This
ROOT-WORD is the Suffix DOM which has a Romany Gypsy origin. It means QUALITY, REALM, OFFICE & STATE. It often indicates an area that is a way, a world all its own.


1. Anglo-Saxondom : Anglo-Saxon DOM (an glo sak’ son dom) n.

The land occupied by Anglo-Saxons


2. Newspaperdom : newspaper DOM (nuz’ pae per dom) n.

The world of the press


3. Boredom : bore DOM (bord’ om) n.

State of being bored


4. Christendom : Christen DOM (kris’ en dom) n.

The Christian world


5. Dukedom : duke DOM (dyuke’ dom) n.

The rank of a duke


6. Earldom : earl DOM (earl’ dom) n.

State of being free


7. Freedom : free DOM (free’ dom) n.

State of being free


8. Halidom : hali DOM (hal’ id om) n.

State of holiness; sanctity


9. Kingdom : king DOM (king’ dom) n.

Kingship; the realm of a king


10. Martyrdom : martyr DOM (mart’ ird om) n.

Condition of being sacrificed to a cause


11. Officialdom : Official DOM (o fish’ al dom) n.

Dignity of officials


12. Professordom : Professor DOM (pro fes’ or dom) n.

Rank of professor; status in education


13. Random : ran DOM (ran’ dom) adj.

State of aimlessness; as, a random choice


14. Serfdom : serf DOM (serf’ dom) n.

The state of the near-slave


15. Stardom : star DOM (stard’ om) n.

The status of an important person is the theatre


16. Whoredom : whore DOM (hore’ dom) n.

The state of idolatry


17. Wisdom : wis DOM (wiz’ dom) n.

The state of knowledge


18. Yankeedom : Yankee DOM (yan’ kede om) n.

The world of the Northerner


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