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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.
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or to justify taking lives, even our own, by violence or by numbness and the failure to live; tell ourselves stories that save us and stories that are the quicksand in which we thrash and the well in which we drown, stories of justification, of accursedness, of luck and star-crossed love, or versions clad in the cynicism that is at times a very elegant garment.
In this structure of exceptionalism the "sacred" does not reveal a religious element as such, rather it further defines the moment of being set apart and thereafter takes on the hue of accursedness and abandonment.
This narrative is enforced even at the moment of prayerlessness and accursedness by the sole non-prosaic gloss, which diffuses the terror of a "heart as dry as dust" (1834, 247) and the water burning "a still and awful red" (1834, 271) with a vivid vision of redemption: