DOA

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AcronymDefinition
DOADead on Arrival
DOADead or Alive
DOADivision of Administration
DOADay of Application
DOADepartment Of Agriculture
DOADomaine de l'Angoisse (French: Domain of Anguish)
DOADefective on Arrival
DOADowagiac (Amtrak station code; Dowagiac, MI)
DOADamaged on Arrival (product shipments)
DOADate of Access
DOADistributed Objects and Applications
DOADate of Assessment (various locations)
DOADrug of Abuse
DOADepartment of Aviation
DOADivision of Aviation (various locations)
DOADate of Award
DOADepartment of Airports
DOADate of Accident (insurance term)
DOADeath of Autotune (Jay-Z song)
DOADate of Availability
DOADirect Oracle Access
DOADocuments on Acceptance
DOADepth of Anesthesia (healthcare)
DOADose of Advice (Internet slang)
DOADelegation Of Authority
DOADepartment on Aging
DOADisposizioni Organizzative Annuali (Italian: Annual Organizational Provisions)
DOADogs on Acid (dance music forum)
DOADate of Arrival
DOADepartment of Archeology (various locations)
DOADesign Organisation Approval
DOADispatch of Army (gaming)
DOADirector of Administration
DOADaily Outlook Afghanistan (news outlook)
DOADuration of Action (pharmacology)
DOADean of Academics (various universities)
DOADaughters of Artemis (gaming)
DOADegree of Actuation (machine science)
DOADelusions of Adequacy (band)
DOADominant Optic Atrophy (ophthalmology)
DOADenial of Access
DOADécouverte des Orgues d'Alsace (French: Discovery of Organs in Alsace)
DOADawn of Aces (game)
DOADate of Appointment
DOADécompensation Oedémato-Ascitique (French: Congestive Edema and Ascites)
DOADeutsch Ostafrika (German East Africa, modern Tanzania)
DOADefenders of Azeroth (gaming guild)
DOADynamo Open Air
DOADead-On Alignment
DOADen of Angels (web forum)
DOADelegation Option Authorization
DOADutch Occultation Association (astronomy; Roden, Netherlands; est. 1946)
DOADaughters of America
DOADisciples of Annihilation (techno band)
DOADemande d'Opérations AFNIC (Association Française pour le Nommage Internet en Coopération; French: Request for Operations AFNIC)
DOADegenerative Osteoarthritis
DOADictionary of Acronyms
DOADepartment of Occult Armament (Hyrda)
DOADomination Over Anything
DOADays of Ammunition
DOADegree of Angle
DOADate of Applicability
DOADeed of Agreement (contract)
DOADeLorean Owners Association
DOADedicated Outdoor Air (heating/ventilation/air conditioning)
DOADegenerate Overclockers Anonymous
DOADedicated Otaku Anime (Japanese Animation club; University of Calgary)
DOADepartment of Administration (Montana)
DOADaughters of Abraham
DOADoor Open Alarm
DOADeposit Only Account
DOADen of Assassins (gaming clan)
DOADisciples of Anarchy (gaming)
DOADogbert Outplacement Agency (Dilbert)
DOADynamic Obstacle Avoidance
DOADesired Order of Arrival
DOADirect Obligation Authority
DOADynasty of Assassins (gaming)
DOADistrict Officers Association
DOADenial of Age
DOADomain Operational Architecture
DOADesignated/Delegated Option Authorization
DOADesignated Overhaul Activity
DOADenrée d'Origine Animale (French: Food of Animal Origin)
DOADirection Of Arrival
DOADisciples Of Apocalypse (WWF wrestlers)
DOADepartment of Accounts
DOADriver of Automobile
DOADepartment of Appeals
DOADepartment Of the Army
DOADevils on Asphalt (motorcycle club)
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Last month, the former CEO of Hellenic Bank, Makis Keravnos, a Diko stalwart with delusions of adequacy, was appointed a non-executive director of the Central Bank.
'He had delusions of adequacy.' Walter Kerr'He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.' Winston ChurchillI have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.' Clarence Darrow.
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It is axiomatic that anyone who nowadays will do what is necessary in order to become president thereby reveals character traits, including delusions of adequacy and obsessive compulsive disorder, that should disqualify him or her from proximity to powers concentrated in the executive branch.
They harbour delusions of adequacy when they are quite clearly not fit for purpose.
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AT 2-0 up at half-time I was engulfed in delusions of adequacy. I should have known better.
After several years of effort to improve the total cost structure, companies sometimes begin to suffer from delusions of adequacy about their costs and fail to recognize the infamous cost creep, which is like Jello on a paper plate at a picnic in 98 degree weather: Before you know it, it's everywhere on your plate--in the potato salad, the pork and beans, fried chicken and biscuits.
But any delusions of adequacy were shattered by a lightning attack that left Ipswich another goal up and the visitors a man down.
Fergie still refers to Wenger as "old vinegar face", while the Frenchman delights in tweaking a Glaswegian tail with jibes about prettier wives and delusions of adequacy.
For many of us, it's not a third world health service we endure; it's third-rate minds with delusions of adequacy much nearer home.