Definition of cursed in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkəːsɪd/
Pronunciation: /kəːst/


[attributive] informal, dated
Used to express annoyance or irritation: his cursed tidy-mindedness
More example sentences
  • He finds out from Gandalf how dangerous the ring is and must make the trip to distant Rivendell to decide the fate of the cursed item.
  • If the sacred remnants of the ancients fall into this cursed fate, all but one will parish.
  • A shy New York artist fears she may have descended from a family of cursed women who turn into panthers when turned on.



Example sentences
  • But I was foolish then, spirited and wilful, and so cursedly nearsighted.
  • Gradually it became clear to me that I had landed outside the English lines, but cursedly near them.
  • The rest of the book remains cursedly metal-free, yet filled to the brim with confused laddies.


Example sentences
  • That is part of the cursedness of the shotgun messenger's life - the loneliness of it.
  • But - even if you stand on every hilltop around, and even if you enlist all your powers of cursedness and evil, you know - and we know that you know - that we are the blessed.
  • The laws of infernal dynamics are an adage about the cursedness of the universe.

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