curse


curse

noun

Definition of CURSE

1
a prayer that harm will come to someone <uttered a curse upon his persecutor from the scaffold>
Near Antonyms citation, commendation, endorsement (also indorsement)
2
a disrespectful or indecent word or expression <started muttering curses after hitting his thumb with the hammer>
3
a source of harm or misfortune <intolerance of personal differences is a curse of humanity>

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