Definition of -dom in English:

-dom

suffix

  • 1Forming nouns denoting a state or condition.

    ‘freedom’
  • 2Forming nouns denoting rank or status.

    ‘earldom’
  • 3Forming nouns denoting a domain.

    ‘fiefdom’
  • 4Forming nouns denoting a class of people or the attitudes associated with them, regarded collectively.

    ‘officialdom’

Origin

Old English -dōm, originally meaning ‘decree, judgement’.

Pronunciation

-dom

/dəm/