Cursedness
Cursedness Curs"ed*ness, n. 1. The state of being under a curse or of being doomed to execration or to evil. [1913 Webster]

2. Wickedness; sin; cursing. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

3. Shrewishness. ``My wife's cursedness.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cursedness — noun see cursed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cursedness — See cursedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • cursedness — noun The state or quality of being cursed …   Wiktionary

  • cursedness — n. state of being damned …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cursedness — curs·ed·ness …   English syllables

  • cursedness — sə̇dnə̇s noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English cursednes, from cursed + nes ness : the quality or state of being hateful, vicious, or perverse : bad temper : bad disposition …   Useful english dictionary

  • Observe — Ob*serve ([o^]b*z[ e]rv ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Observed} ([o^]b*z[ e]rvd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Observing}.] [L. observare, observatum; ob (see {Ob }) + servare to save, preserve, keep, heed, observe: cf. F. observer. See {Serve}.] 1. To take… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Observed — Observe Ob*serve ([o^]b*z[ e]rv ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Observed} ([o^]b*z[ e]rvd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Observing}.] [L. observare, observatum; ob (see {Ob }) + servare to save, preserve, keep, heed, observe: cf. F. observer. See {Serve}.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Observing — Observe Ob*serve ([o^]b*z[ e]rv ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Observed} ([o^]b*z[ e]rvd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Observing}.] [L. observare, observatum; ob (see {Ob }) + servare to save, preserve, keep, heed, observe: cf. F. observer. See {Serve}.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swearing — Swear ing, a. & n. from {Swear}, v. [1913 Webster] Idle swearing is a cursedness. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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