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accursed

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adjective ac·cursed \ə-ˈkərst, -ˈkər-səd\

Simple Definition of accursed

  • : having very bad luck : placed under a curse

  • : very bad : greatly or strongly disliked

Full Definition of accursed

  1. 1 :  being under or as if under a curse <an accursed people>

  2. 2 :  damnable

ac·curs·ed·ly play \-ˈkər-səd-lē\ adverb
ac·curs·ed·ness play \-ˈkər-səd-nəs\ noun

Examples of accursed

  1. <the video store is charging another accursed late fee>



Variants of accursed

or ac·curst \ə-ˈkərst\

Origin of accursed

Middle English acursed, from past participle of acursen to consign to destruction with a curse, from a- (from Old English ā, perfective prefix) + cursen to curse — more at abide


First Known Use: 13th century


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