accursed

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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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accursed

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accursed

adjective
So annoying or detestable as to deserve condemnation:
Informal: blamed, damned.
Chiefly British: blooming, ruddy.
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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 ...!
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accursed

[əˈkɜːrsɪd] adj
(old-fashioned) (= damned) → maudit(e)
(literary) (= cursed) → maudit(e)
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accursed

, accurst
adj
(inf: = hateful) → verwünscht
(old, liter: = under a curse) to be accursedunter einem Fluch or bösen Zauber stehen
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accursed

(əˈkəːsid) adjective
1. under a curse.
2. hateful.
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References in periodicals archive ?
And berfore ze be a thousande partie more acursed ban are bei, for be withdraughynge of gostely dette, ban bat bei be for withdraughynge of any maner of tythez or 80 offerynge.
Because the book represents Audelay's exact intent, the reader should neither remove the book nor excise any of its leaves: No mon [thorn]is book he take away, Ny kutt owte noo leef, Y say for-why, For hit ys sacrelege, sirus, Y yow say, Be[thorn] acursed in [thorn]e dede truly.