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Definition of "maledict" [mal•e•dict]

  • Accursed. (adjective)
  • To pronounce a curse against. (verb-transitive)

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.

Use "maledict" in a sentence
  • "All the while the maledict banner of the Romanoffs writhes above them."
  • "It was in that desperate and curious limbo known as the "exit concourse," where baffled creatures wait to meet others arriving on trains and maledict the architect who so planned matters that the passengers arrive on two sides at once, so that one stands grievously in the middle slewing his eyes to one side and another in a kind of vertigo, attempting to con both exits."
  • "And my father's maledict ---- But you will chide me for introducing that, now I am enumerating my comforts."