maledict

adjective
mal·​e·​dict | \ ˌma-lə-ˈdikt How to pronounce maledict (audio) \

Definition of maledict

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archaic

maledict

verb
maledicted; maledicting; maledicts

Definition of maledict (Entry 2 of 2)

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Synonyms: Verb

Antonyms: Verb

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Examples of maledict in a Sentence

Verb a fiery televangelist who was notorious for maledicting liberals and their ilk on a weekly basis

First Known Use of maledict

Adjective

1867, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1623, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for maledict

Adjective

Late Latin maledictus, past participle of maledicere

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The first known use of maledict was in 1623

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“Maledict.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maledict. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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