Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: sodom
IPA transcription: [s'ɔdəm]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Sodom
    Meaning: (Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Gomorrah) was destroyed by God for the wickedness of its inhabitants
  • Synonyms: sodom
    Meaning: any location known for vice and corruption
Usage examples
  • "I understand, Mrs. Redmain," he began, "that you wish to bring the fate of Sodom upon the house."
  • This causes me to shudder and fear that at some time He may send a council of angels upon Germany utterly destroying us, like Sodom and Gomorrah, because we so wantonly mock Him with the Council.
  • Yet Divine Scripture from time to time introduces angels so apparent as to be seen commonly by all; just as the angels who appeared to Abraham were seen by him and by his whole family, by Lot, and by the citizens of Sodom; in like manner the angel who appeared to Tobias was seen by all present.