maledict


1mal·e·dict

adjective \ˌma-lə-ˈdikt\

Definition of MALEDICT

archaic
:  accursed

Origin of MALEDICT

Late Latin maledictus, past participle of maledicere
First Known Use: 1867

2maledict

verb

Definition of MALEDICT

transitive verb

Examples of MALEDICT

  1. <a fiery televangelist who was notorious for maledicting liberals and their ilk on a weekly basis>

First Known Use of MALEDICT

1623

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