blamed


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blamed

 (blāmd)
adv. & adj. Informal
Used as an intensive: drove so blamed slow that we were late; called me a blamed fool.

blamed

(bleɪmd)
adj, adv
chiefly US a euphemistic word for damned2, damned3

blamed

(bleɪmd)
Informal. adj.
1. darned; confounded.
adv.
2. confoundedly; excessively: I felt so blamed silly.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.blamed - expletives used informally as intensifiersblamed - expletives used informally as intensifiers; "he's a blasted idiot"; "it's a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter"; "not a blessed dime"; "I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"; "he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool"; "a deuced idiot"; "an infernal nuisance"
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"

blamed

adjective
Informal. So annoying or detestable as to deserve condemnation:
Informal: damned.
Chiefly British: blooming, ruddy.
References in classic literature ?
Children are not to be blamed for the faults of their parents.
Maggie hated blame; she had been blamed all her life, and nothing had come of it but evil tempers.
The infidelity of Molly, which Jones had now discovered, would, perhaps, have vindicated a much greater degree of resentment than he expressed on the occasion; and if he had abandoned her directly from that moment, very few, I believe, would have blamed him.
Adiong lamented that the Maranao were being blamed for the attack on Marawi while residents of other areas previously targeted by terrorists had not been faulted at all.
Both presidents receive slightly less blame in the June 14-23 Gallup poll than they did the last time Gallup asked this question in 2013, but the gap has held steady over the past three years, with Bush blamed more than Obama.
He certainly could've blamed the executives that he hired or concentrated on the mistakes they made (and they did make some).
Self-blame attributions were assessed by two items that measured the degree to which participants blamed themselves for their cardiac events at Time 1.
In fact, researchers discovered that when companies performed poorly or had things go wrong but blamed outside influences--unions, government intrusion, competitors or the economy--the businesses experienced a significant dip in stock prices and were slow to recover.
Even if I cannot make precise what sort of involvement does do the undermining, I think it is clear that it is not its wrongfulness per se nor that it mitigates the responsibility of the one blamed.
The CBS News Poll, taken since the government shut down on Tuesday, found that 44 percent of Americans blamed Republicans as compared to 35 percent who blamed President Barack Obama and the Democrats.
Does Cameron remember who the minister blamed for the queues?
SIR - Your article in Country & Farming ("Flying predators being blamed for fall in numbers of other birds", September 27), with a nice photo of a red Kite and the caption "birds such as red Kites are pushing some birds to extinction", is wrong in that it blames red Kites for the demise of woodland birds.