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-dom suffix denoting condition or state, as in freedom, wisdom state of being free, wise, passing to the sense of domain, realm, territory, as in Christendom, kingdom, and to that of experience, as in martyrdom. OE. -dōm = OS. -dōm, OHG. -tuom (G. -tum), suffixal use of OE. dōm DOOM.