HyperDic: damn

English > 5 senses of the word damn:
ADJECTIVEalldamn, goddamnused as expletives
alldamn, blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernalexpletives used informally as intensifiers
VERBcommunicationdamn, curse, beshrew, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledictwish harm upon
NOUNattributedamn, darn, hoot, red cent, shit, shucks, tinker's damn, tinker's damsomething of little value
ADVERBalldamn, bloody, all-fired, all-firedlyextremely
damn > pronunciation
Soundsdae'm
RhymesAbraham ... yam: 73 rhymes with aem...
English > damn: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningUsed as expletives.
Example"oh, damn (or goddamn)!"
Synonymgoddamn
Broadercursed, curstdeserving a curse
English > damn: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningexpletives used informally as intensifiers.
Examples
  • "I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"
  • "he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool"
Synonymsblasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal
Broadercursed, curstdeserving a curse
Spanishmaldito, puto
Catalanmaleït
English > damn: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningSomething of little value.
Example"his promise is not worth a damn"
Synonymsdarn, hoot, red cent, shit, shucks, tinker's damn, tinker's dam
Broaderworthlessness, ineptitudeHaving no qualities that would render it valuable or useful
Catalanrave
English > damn: 5 senses > adverb 1
MeaningExtremely.
Synonymsbloody, all-fired, all-firedly
Usage ofintensifier, intensiveA modifier that has little meaning / meaning except to intensify the meaning / meaning it modifies
Catalanmalaïdament
English > damn: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningwish harm upon; invoke evil upon.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymscurse, beshrew, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledict
Broaderraise, conjure, conjure up, invoke, evoke, stir, call down, arouse, bring up, put forward, call forthSummon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic
OppositeblessGive a benediction to
Spanishmaldecir, maldición
Catalanmaleir
Adjectivesdamnatorythreatening with damnation
Nounsdamnationthe act of damning
damnationthe state of being condemned to eternal punishment in Hell

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