HyperDic: damned

English > 4 senses of the word damned:
ADJECTIVEalldamned, blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernalexpletives used informally as intensifiers
alldamned, cursed, doomed, unredeemed, unsavedin danger of the eternal punishment of Hell
NOUNgroupdamnedpeople who are condemned to eternal punishment
ADVERBalldamned, damnably, cursedlyin a damnable manner
damned > pronunciation
Soundsdae'md
Rhymesjammed
English > damned: 4 senses > adjective 1
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, damn, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal
Broadercursed, curstdeserving a curse
Spanishmaldito, puto
Catalanmaleït
Nounsdamnedpeople who are condemned to eternal punishment
English > damned: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningIn danger of the eternal punishment of Hell.
Example"poor damned souls"
Synonymscursed, doomed, unredeemed, unsaved
CategoryChristianity, Christian religionA monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
Broaderlostspiritually or physically doomed or destroyed
Spanishcondenado, maldito, réprobo
Catalancondemnat, maleït
English > damned: 4 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningPeople who are condemned to eternal punishment.
Example"he felt he had visited the realm of the damned"
Broaderpeople(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
Adjectivesdamnedexpletives used informally as intensifiers
English > damned: 4 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a damnable manner.
Synonymsdamnably, cursedly

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