cursed


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curs·ed

 (kûr′sĭd, kûrst) also curst (kûrst)
adj.
So wicked and detestable as to deserve to be cursed.

curs′ed·ly adv.
curs′ed·ness n.

cursed

(ˈkɜːsɪd; kɜːst) or

curst

adj
1. under a curse
2. deserving to be cursed; detestable; hateful
ˈcursedly adv
ˈcursedness n

curs•ed

(ˈkɜr sɪd, kɜrst)

adj.
1. under a curse; damned.
2. deserving a curse; hateful; abominable.
[1250–1300]
curs′ed•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cursed - 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"
blessed, blest - highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace); "our blessed land"; "the blessed assurance of a steady income"
2.cursed - in danger of the eternal punishment of Hellcursed - in danger of the eternal punishment of Hell; "poor damned souls"
Christian religion, Christianity - a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
lost - spiritually or physically doomed or destroyed; "lost souls"; "a lost generation"; "a lost ship"; "the lost platoon"

cursed

adjective
1. under a curse, damned, doomed, jinxed, bedevilled, fey (Scot.), star-crossed, accursed, ill-fated The whole family seemed cursed.
2. hateful, damned, vile, odious, loathsome, abominable, infernal, detestable, damnable, pestilential I'd like to burn this whole cursed place to the ground.

cursed

also curst
adjective
So annoying or detestable as to deserve condemnation:
Informal: blamed, damned.
Chiefly British: blooming, ruddy.
Translations
uročenzaklet

cursed

[ˈkɜːsɪd] ADJmaldito

cursed

[ˈkɜːrst] adj
to be cursed with sth → être affligé(e) de qch
(under a curse)maudit(e)
[ˈkɜːrsɪd] (used for emphasis)maudit(e)
that cursed cat! → ce maudit chat!

cursed

adj (inf)verflucht (inf)

cursed

[ˈkɜːsɪd] adj (under a curse) → dannato/a
to be cursed with (fig) → essere tormentato/a da
References in classic literature ?
As they charged, they threw stones and cursed in shrill chorus.
CURSED BE HE THAT STRUCK HIS HOLINESS A BLOW ON THE
Yes, you did," cries the serjeant; "you cursed the cloth, and that's cursing the king.
Curse thee, thou vain toy; and cursed be all the things that cast man's eyes aloft to that heaven, whose live vividness but scorches him, as these old eyes are even now scorched with thy light, O sun
And when ye are cursed, it pleaseth me not that ye should then desire to bless.
Thou hast cursed me already by the down-dropped eyelash and the uplifted chin.
Any guard might arrest him, but by strange chance no one does so and all rapturously greet the man they cursed the day before and will curse again a month later.
All these baffling head-reaches after immortality are but the panics of souls frightened by the fear of death, and cursed with the thrice-cursed gift of imagination.
These, in their turn, cursed back at the blind miscreant, threatened him in horrid terms, and tried in vain to catch the stick and wrest it from his grasp.
He, as well as his Companions, may Allah be pleased with them all, never cursed any person.
Talking about her relationship with husband Aditya, the Mardaani starlet quipped how she cursed him almost every day, but in a 'loving' way.
PESHAWAR -- Awami National Party President Asfandyar Wali while criticising Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman on Sunday, said that Imran Khan cursed the parliament being a part of the institution.