cursed with


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Adj.1.cursed with - burdened with; "stuck with the tab"
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"
Translations
مَلعونة، مُصابة بسوء الحَظ
postižený
forbandet med
vera òjakaîur af, sitja uppi meî
postihnutý
…çeken…-den mustarip

curse

(kəːs) verb
1. to wish that evil may fall upon. I curse the day that I was born!; The witch cursed him.
2. to use violent language; to swear. He cursed (at his own stupidity) when he dropped the hammer on his toe.
noun
1. an act of cursing, or the words used. the witch's curse.
2. a thing or person which is cursed. Having to work is the curse of my life.
cursed with
having the misfortune to have. She's cursed with a troublesome mother-in-law.
References in classic literature ?
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.
The author of this novel is male, while the protagonist is 13-year-old Floey, cursed with big boobs, often mentioned as inconveniences and the focus of much juvenile male mirth as the plot progresses.
We immediately see some part of the exegetical problem: Ham commits the delict but it is his son (actually one of his sons), Canaan, who is cursed with the burden of servitude (what sort of primitive patriarchal prohibition declared that seeing a father's nakedness was punishable by this extreme--if indirect--penalty is not a topic Goldenberg takes up, though I suspect that there must be rabbinical comment on this situation of sexual taboo).