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cursed

adjective
variants: also curst

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(Entry 1 of 2)

deserving of one's condemnation or displeasure
  • that cursed tree fell and blocked the road

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cursed

verb
past tense of curse

Synonyms & Antonyms of cursed (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to ask a divine power to send harm or evil upon
  • I curse the guy who had the idea of having annoying salespeople call up innocent people to sell them things they don't want

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3 to use offensive or indecent language
  • you'll have to put a quarter in the jar every time you curse

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4 to use profane or obscene language at or about
  • cursed him for showing up late, when he knew how important it was to be on time

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The first known use of cursed was in the 13th century

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

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