Definition of damn nearinformal + impolite
- He damn near killed us!
: to condemn to a punishment or fate
: to condemn vigorously and often irascibly for some real or fancied fault or defect
: to condemn as a failure by public criticism
: the utterance of the word damn as a curse
: a minimum amount or degree (as of care or consideration) : the least bit
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