blasted

adjective

blast·​ed ˈbla-stəd How to pronounce blasted (audio)
1
: damaged by or as if by an explosive, lightning, wind, or supernatural force
upon this blasted heath William Shakespeare
a blasted apple tree
2
: damned, detestable
this blasted weather
3
slang : intoxicated from drugs or alcohol

Example Sentences

He got totally blasted at the party. that blasted car salesman cheated us
Recent Examples on the Web The glass inside the vehicle is shown blasted but intact. Samuel Oakford, Washington Post, 10 Sep. 2022 Meanwhile, the pusher protectors and the twelve-sided bezel are in micro-blasted titanium, making the timepiece both light and strong—and water resistant to 20 ATM. Nancy Olson, Forbes, 15 July 2022 ClubSwan organizes races at six different Mediterranean venues, including the Swan Tuscany Challenge in the last week of April—which lasted for five sub-blasted days, included four classes of one-design boats and participants from 11 countries. Tom Mullen, Forbes, 29 May 2022 El Primero 9004 chronograph movement is encased in a rugged design of micro-blasted titanium. Michael Clerizo, WSJ, 16 Apr. 2021 The model pairs a 44 mm case of sober, gray, micro-blasted titanium with an electric blue movement visible through the partially open dial. Victoria Gomelsky, Robb Report, 24 Mar. 2021 This loss was about OSU being unable to do a blasted thing because UW’s biggest players spent the night camping in its backfield. John Canzano | The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 8 Nov. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1540, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of blasted was in 1540

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“Blasted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blasted. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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