dam·na·ble | \ˈdam-nə-bəl \

Definition of damnable 

1 : liable to or deserving condemnation

2 : very bad : detestable damnable weather

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Other Words from damnable

damnableness noun
damnably \-blē \ adverb

Examples of damnable in a Sentence

this damnable couch is falling apart

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The American drug dealers are largely peripheral figures here, and all the more damnable for their absence. Justin Chang, latimes.com, "Cannes kicks off with two Spanish-language dramas, 'Everybody Knows' and 'Birds of Passage'," 9 May 2018 The despised, detested and damnable Raiders who for decades raised the bile levels of an entire Chargers fan base. Tom Krasovic, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Raiders game reveals depth of anti-Spanos sentiment for S.D. Chargers fans," 12 Oct. 2017 The evidence on middle-school-math results is damnable at any level, but a note of context is necessary regarding Louisville (39% proficiency). WSJ, "Good Intentions Damaged Louisville’s Schools," 8 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of damnable

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of damnable was in the 14th century

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English Language Learners Definition of damnable

: deserving strong criticism : very bad, wrong, annoying, etc.

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