cursed

adjective \ ˈkər-səd , ˈkərst \
variants: or less commonly curst play \ˈkərst\
|Updated on: 15 Jul 2018

Definition of cursed

: being under or deserving a curse

cursedly

adverb

cursedness

noun

Examples of cursed in a Sentence

  1. Some people think the old house is cursed.

  2. a people cursed with famine

  3. His cursed stupidity got him in trouble again.

  4. I can't get this cursed radio to work.

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First Known Use of cursed

13th century

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Definition of cursed for English Language Learners

  • : affected by a curse that causes bad things to happen

  • : affected by something bad

  • : annoying or unpleasant



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