damnable


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dam·na·ble

 (dăm′nə-bəl)
adj.
Deserving condemnation; odious.

dam′na·ble·ness n.
dam′na·bly adv.

damnable

(ˈdæmnəbəl)
adj
1. execrable; detestable
2. liable to or deserving damnation
ˈdamnableness, ˌdamnaˈbility n

dam•na•ble

(ˈdæm nə bəl)

adj.
1. worthy of condemnation.
2. detestable, abominable, or outrageous.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin]
dam′na•ble•ness, dam`na•bil′i•ty, n.
dam′na•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.damnable - deserving a curse; "her damnable pride"
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"

damnable

Translations

damnable

(o.f.) [ˈdæmnəbl] ADJdetestable

damnable

[ˈdæmnəbəl] adj (old-fashioned) [behaviour] → odieux/euse, détestable; [weather] → épouvantable, abominable

damnable

adj, damnably
advgrässlich

damnable

[ˈdæmnəbl] adj (old) (behaviour) → vergognoso/a (000) (weather) → orribile
References in classic literature ?
said David, perceiving that with this assurance they were about to leave him; "I am an unworthy and humble follower of one who taught not the damnable principle of revenge.
They have no doubt that it is a damnable business in which they are concerned; they are all peaceably inclined.
You shall pay me for the plague of having you eternally in my sight - do you hear, damnable jade?
Your cousin Noel fell a victim, poor fellow, to one of the vilest conspiracies I ever heard of, and the prime mover of that conspiracy was Miss Vanstone's damnable sister.
Rebecca, a Jewess, daughter of Isaac of York, being attainted of sorcery, seduction, and other damnable practices, practised on a Knight of the most Holy Order of the Temple of Zion, doth deny the same; and saith, that the testimony delivered against her this day is false, wicked, and disloyal; and that by lawful essoine* of her body as being
For my man was a fellow that nobody could have to do with, a really damnable man; and the person that drew the cheque is the very pink of the proprieties, celebrated too, and (what makes it worse) one of your fellows who do what they call good.
I blush, I burn, I shudder, while I pen the damnable atrocity.
Poor woman, what damnable thing have you done to her?
After a passage of what we feel to be true poetry, there follows, inevitably, a passage of platitude which no critical prejudgment can force us to admire; but if, upon completing the work, we read it again, omitting the first book -- that is to say, commencing with the second -- we shall be surprised at now finding that admirable which we before condemned -- that damnable which we had previously so much admired.
But we had to pension that damnable murderer more magnificently than any hero who ever fought for England.
I was to find, however, ere I was well out of that damnable hole that I might have been very much worse off had I been compelled to remain there another two minutes.
All of which confused me utterly; it seemed an inexplicable breakdown in one who had shown such nerve and courage hitherto, and so hearty a loathing for that damnable Santos.