the damned

noun

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: the people who have been sent to hell as punishment after their death the souls of the damned

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“The damned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20damned. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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