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Definition of "damned" []

  • Condemned, especially to eternal punishment. (adjective)
  • Informal Deserving condemnation; detestable: this damned weather. (adjective)
  • Used as an intensive: a damned fool. (adjective)
  • Used as an intensive: a damned poor excuse. (adverb)
  • Souls doomed to eternal punishment. (noun)
  • Condemned to hell (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (as noun) (adjective)
  • (intensifier) (adjective)
  • Used to indicate amazement, disavowal, or refusal (in such phrases as I'll be damned and damned if I care) (adjective)

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Use "damned" in a sentence
  • ""By George!" said Marmaduke, admiringly, "he did that damned well -- _damned_ well."
  • "You know what they call the damned thing when women have it -- kleptomania, isn't it?"
  • "And so Edison recalled the batteries he had trumpeted so loudly, went back to the lab, and set out to finish what he called his "damned problem.""