doom and gloom






doom and gloom

a general feeling of pessimism or despondency

This expression, sometimes found as gloom and doom, was particularly pertinent to fears about a nuclear holocaust during the cold war period of the 1950s and 1960s. It became a catchphrase in the 1968 film Finian's Rainbow.




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crowning glory

the best and most notable aspect of something

a person's hair – Informal




go to glory

die or be destroyed




in your glory

in a state of extreme joy or exaltation - informal




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