maledict
I. adjective Etymology: Late Latin maledictus, past participle of maledicere Date: 1867 archaic accursed II. transitive verb Date: 1623 curse, execrate

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  • Maledict — Mal e*dict, a. [L. maledictus, p. p. of maledicere.] Accursed; abominable. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maledict — [mal′ə dikt΄] adj. [L maledictus, pp. of maledicere: see MALEDICTION] Archaic accursed; hateful vt. Archaic to curse …   English World dictionary

  • maledict — /mal i dikt/, Archaic. adj. 1. accursed. v.t. 2. to put a curse on. [1540 50; < LL maledictus accursed, L: ptp. of maledicere to speak ill of, abuse, equiv. to male MALE + dicere to say] * * * …   Universalium

  • maledict — 1. adjective accursed, cursed 2. verb a) To curse b) To berate See Also: malediction …   Wiktionary

  • maledict — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb Archaic. To invoke evil or injury upon: anathematize, curse, damn, imprecate. Informal: cuss. Archaic: execrate. See WORDS …   English dictionary for students

  • maledict — v. beshrew, imprecate, curse, wish evil on someone or something, invoke evil upon, adj. accursed, doomed, ill fated, damned; under a curse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • maledict — mal·e·dict …   English syllables

  • maledict — mal•e•dict [[t]ˈmæl ɪ dɪkt[/t]] adj. archaic 1) accursed 2) to put a curse on • Etymology: 1540–50; < LL maledictus …   From formal English to slang

  • maledict — I verb wish harm upon; invoke evil upon The bad witch cursed the child • Syn: ↑curse, ↑beshrew, ↑damn, ↑bedamn, ↑anathemize, ↑anathemise, ↑im …   Useful english dictionary

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