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  1. Doomscrolling

    Doomscrolling (also known as doomsurfing) is the act of consuming a large quantity of negative online news at once. Mental health experts have stated that the practice can be detrimental to mental health.

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  1. doomscrollingverb

    Chances are, at some point, you’ve found yourself doing this, an unending scroll in the harsh light of your smartphone or computer screen. Whether it’s Facebook or Google or any number of other places, you’re subjecting yourself to a constant stream of terrible news.

    Submitted by Soulwriter on January 4, 2022  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of doomscrolling in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of doomscrolling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  • 둠스크롤Korean
  • டூம்ஸ்க்ரோலிங்Tamil

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    directed outward; marked by interest in others or concerned with external reality
    A ravening
    B aculeate
    C occlusive
    D extroversive

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