damn definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To pronounce an adverse view upon. See Synonyms at condemn.
    • To bring about the failure of; harm.
    • To condemn as harmful, unlawful, or immoral: a cleric just who damned betting and strong drink.
    • To condemn to everlasting punishment or an identical fate; doom.
    • To swear at.
    • To condemn; to declare accountable; to doom; to adjudge to punishment; to sentence; to censure.
    • To doom to punishment as time goes on world; to consign to perdition; to curse.
    • To condemn as bad or displeasing, by available appearance, as by denuciation, hissing, hooting, etc.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To swear; curse.
    • To invoke damnation; to curse.
  • interjection:
    • Used to express anger, irritation, contempt, or disappointment.
    • always express fury, irritation, disappointment, irritation, contempt, etc. See also dammit.
  • noun:
    • The saying of "damn” as a curse.
    • casual minimal important little bit; a jot: not worth a damn.
    • making use of "damn" as a curse.
    • A small, minimal volume, becoming of little worth.
    • The smallest number of issue or consideration.
    • The verb damn used as a profane word; a curse; an oath.
    • one thing of little worth
  • adverb:
    • Damned.
    • awfully, exceedingly
    • exceptionally
  • idiom:
    • damn really certainly; positively: i'm damn well-going to submit fees against him.
  • verb:
    • To condemn to hell.
    • To put off favor; to harm; to label adversely.
    • To condemn as unfit, harmful, of poor quality, unsuccessful, invalid, immoral or illegal.
    • To curse; put a curse upon.
    • To invoke damnation; to curse.
    • wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
  • adjective:
    • Generic intensifier.
    • utilized as expletives
    • expletives made use of informally as intensifiers
  • others:
    • To condemn; affirm becoming responsible, or worth punishment; sentence judicially.
    • To assign to a specific fate; doom.
    • Specifically In theology, to doom to punishment in a future condition; condemn to hell.
    • therefore into the imperative, made use of profanely in emphatic objurgation or contempt for the object, and more vulgarly in certain arbitrary phrases (as damn your or their eyes!) in general reprehension or defiance of a person.
    • to handle with all the objurgation “damn!”; swear at.
    • To adjudge or pronounce become bad; condemn as a deep failing; for this reason, to destroy by expressed disapproval: since, to damn a play.
    • To use the objurgation “damn!”; swear.

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