cursing

  • 1 Cursing — • In its popular acceptation cursing is often confounded, especially in the phrase cursing and swearing , with the use of profane and insulting language; in canon law it sometimes signifies the ban of excommunication pronounced by the Church… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 2 Cursing — may refer to: Curse Profanity This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article …

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  • 3 cursing — index blasphemy, profanity, revilement Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 cursing — profanity, swearing, *blasphemy Analogous words: *curse, imprecation, malediction, anathema: execration, objurgation (see corresponding verbs at EXECRATE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 Cursing — Curse Curse (k?rs), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cursed} (k?rst) or {Curst}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cursing}.] [AS. cursian, corsian, perh. of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. korse to make the sign of the cross, Sw. korsa, fr. Dan. & Sw. kors cross, Icel kross, all… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Cursing —    Invoking curses is a significant ability attributed to shamans in many cultures. It may either be thought of positively (as a means of protecting a shaman’s community, perhaps as a form of combat against enemies) or negatively (as a sanction… …

    Historical dictionary of shamanism

  • 7 cursing — ➡ swear words * * * …

    Universalium

  • 8 cursing — Synonyms and related words: Rabelaisian, abusive, bad language, billingsgate, blasphemous, blue language, calumniatory, calumnious, colorful language, comminatory, contumelious, cussing, damnatory, denunciatory, dirty, dirty language, dirty talk …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 9 cursing — kɜːs n. swear word; evil proclamation, imprecation; misfortune v. swear; blaspheme; wish evil on someone or something …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 cursing — Malediction; imprecation; execration; profane words intended to convey hate and to invoke harm; swearing …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 11 cursing — Malediction; imprecation; execration; profane words intended to convey hate and to invoke harm; swearing …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 12 cursing — Profane swearing, sometimes a criminal offense. 12 Am J2d Blas § 10. A public or common nuisance where the profane words are uttered in a public place. 12 Am J2d Blas § 11 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 13 cursing — cursˈing noun • • • Main Entry: ↑curse …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 Cursing the fig tree — Byzantine icon of the cursing of the fig tree. Major events in Jesus life from the Gospels Nativity of Jesus Baptism Temptation Ministry Commissioning …

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  • 15 cursing and swearing — ➡ swear words * * * …

    Universalium

  • 16 BLESSING AND CURSING — In the Bible these two antonyms have three meanings: (1) the invocation of good or evil; (2) good fortune or misfortune; and (3) the person or thing upon whom or which the fortune or misfortune falls. Thus the first meaning is best represented in …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 17 Umayyad tradition of cursing Ali — The Umayyad tradition of cursing Ali was performed in state controlled mosques from 657 to 717 CE. Muawiyah I, after the stalemate of the Battle of Siffin, began the custom of including a curse against Ali from the pulpit in Damascus. As he… …

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  • 18 Yazid I — Infobox Monarch name =Yazid I title =Caliph of the Umayyad dynasty reign =680 – 683 full name =Yazīd ibn Mu‘āwīyah ibn Abu Sufyān predecessor =Muawiya I successor =Muawiya II dynasty =Umayyad father =Muawiya I mother =Maysun date of birth =645… …

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  • 19 Sunni view of Yazid I — This is a sub article to Sunni and Yazid IThere is no Sunni consensus on the nature of Husayn s opposition to Yazid s rule and Yazid s culpability in Husayn s death. Some scholars have claimed that Husayn opposed Yazid s ascension to the… …

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  • 20 Curses in Islam — In Islam, one can pray for God to curse someone. This is done with the Arabic word La nat. La nat means deprivation, and can be used in expressions such as La anatullah , May (he/she/it) be deprived of God s (blessings) . So, the curse is not to… …

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