from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective So wicked and detestable as to deserve to be cursed.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Being under a curse; blasted by a curse; afflicted; vexed; tormented.
  • Deserving a curse; execrable; hateful; detestable; abominable; wicked.
  • Execrable; wretched: used as a hyperbolical expletive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Deserving a curse; execrable; hateful; detestable; abominable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Something that has some sort of divine harm, malady, or other curse.
  • adjective obsolete Shrewish, ill-tempered (often applied to women).
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of curse.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective in danger of the eternal punishment of Hell
  • adjective deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier


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