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ac·curs·ed

 (ə-kûr′sĭd, ə-kûrst′) also ac·curst (ə-kûrst′)
adj.
1. Abominable; hateful: this accursed mud.
2. Being under a curse; doomed.

[Middle English acursed, past participle of acursen, to put a curse on : a-, intensive pref. (from Old English ā-) + Old English cursian, to cursefrom curs, curse).]

ac·curs′ed·ly adv.
ac·curs′ed·ness n.

accursed

(əˈkɜːsɪd; əˈkɜːst) or

accurst

adj
1. under or subject to a curse; doomed
2. (prenominal) hateful; detestable; execrable
[Old English ācursod, past participle of ācursian to put under a curse]
accursedly adv
acˈcursedness n

ac•curs•ed

(əˈkɜr sɪd, əˈkɜrst)

also ac•curst

(əˈkɜrst)

adj.
1. under a curse.
2. damnable.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English ācursod, past participle of ācursian. See a-3, curse]
ac•curs′ed•ly, adv.
ac•curs′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.accursed - under a curseaccursed - under a curse        
cursed, curst - deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier; "villagers shun the area believing it to be cursed"; "cursed with four daughter"; "not a cursed drop"; "his cursed stupidity"; "I'll be cursed if I can see your reasoning"

accursed

accursed

adjective
So annoying or detestable as to deserve condemnation:
Informal: blamed, damned.
Chiefly British: blooming, ruddy.
Translations
كَرِيهمَلْعُون
hanebnýmizernýprokletý
forbandetfordømthadefuldondsindet
kirottu
gyûlöletes
andstyggilegurbölvaîur
nekenčiamasprakeiktas
nolādētspretīgsriebīgs
lânetlenmişlânetlinefret edilenuğursuz

accursed

(o.f.) accurst (o.f.) [əˈkɜːst] ADJ (liter) → maldito; (= ill-fated) → infausto, desventurado
accursed be he who ...!¡maldito sea quien ...!, ¡mal haya quien ...!

accursed

[əˈkɜːrsɪd] adj
(old-fashioned) (= damned) → maudit(e)
(literary) (= cursed) → maudit(e)

accursed

, accurst
adj
(inf: = hateful) → verwünscht
(old, liter: = under a curse) to be accursedunter einem Fluch or bösen Zauber stehen

accursed

(əˈkəːsid) adjective
1. under a curse.
2. hateful.
References in classic literature ?
May the same Almighty Goodness banish the accursed monster, war, from all lands, with her hated associates, rapine and insatiable ambition.
Dimmesdale was thinking of his grave, he questioned with himself whether the grass would ever grow on it, because an accursed thing must there be buried!
I know, too, that ever since he lost his leg last voyage by that accursed whale, he's been a kind of moody --desperate moody, and savage sometimes; but that will all pass off.
Nevertheless the sun hides not Virginia's Dismal Swamp, nor Rome's accursed Campagna, nor wide Sahara, nor all the millions of miles of deserts and of griefs beneath the moon.
And she would go back to the chase of it--and no sooner be fairly started than her chariot would be thrown off the track, so to speak, by the stupidity of those thrice accursed musicians.
They had been left just so, all these lifetimes, and avoided with a pious fear, as things accursed.
O, how accursed is that system, which entombs the godlike mind of man, defaces the divine image, reduces those who by crea- tion were crowned with glory and honor to a level with four-footed beasts, and exalts the dealer in hu- man flesh above all that is called God
Open their bleared lids and look on your own accursed senselessness
Hindley does not often free us from his accursed presence,' observed the boy.
Stryver fitted the prisoner's case on the jury, like a compact suit of clothes; showing them how the patriot, Barsad, was a hired spy and traitor, an unblushing trafficker in blood, and one of the greatest scoundrels upon earth since accursed Judas--which he certainly did look rather like.
He observed that, to him, this trance looked more like a visitation of Satan than a proof of divine favour, and exhorted his friend to see that he hid no accursed thing within his soul.
Most accursed dog of an accursed race,'' he said, awaking with his deep and sullen voice the sullen echoes of his dungeon vault, ``seest thou these scales?