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blasted

adjective

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1 deserving of one's condemnation or displeasure
  • that blasted car salesman cheated us

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2 slang being under the influence of a recreational drug
  • the members of the rock band were all so blasted they could barely perform

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3 slang being under the influence of alcohol
  • The old college chums recalled with embarrassment a night they got blasted.

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blasted

verb
past tense of blast

Synonyms & Antonyms of blasted (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive
  • the highway engineers will have to blast that hill in order to put a road through here

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2 to cause (a projectile) to be driven forward with force
  • artillery that could blast cannonballs from hundreds of yards

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3 to cause a weapon to release a missile with great force
  • the recruits were all blasting away at the target range

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The first known use of blasted was in 1540

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“Blasted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/blasted. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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