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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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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:
According to the Dictionnaire Creole-Francais, "Pousuivasyon" means "malediction," accursedness.