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damned

adjective \ ˈdam(d) \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of damned

damneder play \ˈdam-dər\; damnedest or damndest play \-dəst\
1 :damnable
  • this damned smog
2 :complete, utter often used as an intensive
  • a damned shame
3 :extraordinary used in the superlative
  • the damnedest contraption you ever saw

Examples of damned in a Sentence

  1. only a damned fool would say such a thing

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First Known Use of damned

1596


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damned

adverb \ ˈdam(d) \

Definition of damned

:extremely, very
  • a damned good job

Examples of damned in a Sentence

  1. it's a damned fine day

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First Known Use of damned

1757




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