Damn Damn, v. i. To invoke damnation; to curse. ``While I inwardly damn.'' --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]

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  • damn — ► VERB 1) (be damned) (in Christian belief) be condemned by God to eternal punishment in hell. 2) harshly condemn. 3) curse. ► EXCLAMATION informal ▪ expressing anger or frustration. ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ u …   English terms dictionary

  • damn — [dam] vt. damned, damning [ME damnen < OFr damner < L damnare, to condemn, fine < damnum, loss, injury, akin to Gr dapanē, cost < IE * depno , sacrificial feast < base * dā(i) , to part, divide > TIME, TATTER] 1. a) Obs. to… …   English World dictionary

  • Damn — (d[a^]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Damned} (d[a^]md or d[a^]m n[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Damning} (d[a^]m [i^]ng or d[a^]m n[i^]ng).] [OE. damnen dampnen (with excrescent p), OF. damner, dampner, F. damner, fr. L. damnare, damnatum, to condemn, fr.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • damn — late 13c., to condemn, from O.Fr. damner damn, condemn; convict, blame; injure, derivative of L. damnare to adjudge guilty; to doom; to condemn, blame, reject, from noun damnum damage, hurt, harm; loss, injury; a fine, penalty, possibly from an… …   Etymology dictionary

  • damn — index proscribe (denounce) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • damn — vb 1 doom, condemn, *sentence, proscribe Analogous words: *judge, adjudge: *punish, castigate, discipline Antonyms: save (from eternal punishment) Contrasted words: redeem, ransom, *rescue, delive …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • damn — [v] condemn, denounce abuse, anathematize, attack, ban, banish, blaspheme, blast, castigate, cast out, censure, complain of, confound, convict, criticize, cry down, curse, cuss*, darn, denunciate, doom, drat, excommunicate, excoriate, execrate,… …   New thesaurus

  • damn — 1. (Damn) (2609↑, 312↓) The all purpose word. Example 1: *See s hot girls* Damn. Example 2: *Your team loses a game* Damn. Example 3: *You spill coffee on a white shirt* Damn. Author: Mike http://damn.urbanup.com/595224 2. (damn) (1526↑, 115↓)… …   Urban English dictionary

  • damn — damn1 [dæm] interjection not polite 1.) used when you are very annoyed or disappointed ▪ Damn! I ve locked my keys in the car. 2.) used when something is impressive or surprising ▪ Damn, she s old. damn 2 damn2 adv [+ adjective/adverb] informal… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • damn — damn1 [ dæm ] interjection IMPOLITE used when you are annoyed about something: Damn! I ve broken one of my nails. damn damn 2 [ dæm ] adjective only before noun IMPOLITE used for emphasizing what you are saying, especially when you are annoyed… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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