damn, darn, hoot, red cent, shit, shucks, tinker's damn, tinker's dam(adj)
something of little value
"his promise is not worth a damn"; "not worth one red cent"; "not worth shucks"
used as expletives
"oh, damn (or goddamn)!"
blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal(verb)
expletives used informally as intensifiers
"he's a blasted idiot"; "it's a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter"; "not a blessed dime"; "I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"; "he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool"; "a deuced idiot"; "an infernal nuisance"
curse, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledict(adverb)
wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
"The bad witch cursed the child"
bloody, damn, all-fired(adverb)
"you are bloody right"; "Why are you so all-fired aggressive?"
The use of "damn" as a curse.
A small, negligible quantity, being of little value.
The new hires aren't worth a damn.
The smallest amount of concern or consideration.
I donu2019t give a damn.
To condemn to hell.
The official position is that anyone who does this will be damned for all eternity.
To put out of favor; to ruin; to label negatively.
Iu2019m afraid that if I speak out on this, Iu2019ll be damned as a troublemaker.
To condemn as unfit, harmful, of poor quality, unsuccessful, invalid, immoral or illegal.
To curse; put a curse upon.
That man stole my wallet. Damn him!
To invoke damnation; to curse.
While I inwardly damn. uE000112455uE001 Goldsmith.
That car was going damn fast!
Shut the damn door!
Used to express anger, irritation, disappointment, annoyance, contempt, etc. See also dammit.
Origin: dampnen, from dampner, from damnare, from damnum.
to condemn; to declare guilty; to doom; to adjudge to punishment; to sentence; to censure
to doom to punishment in the future world; to consign to perdition; to curse
to condemn as bad or displeasing, by open expression, as by denuciation, hissing, hooting, etc
to invoke damnation; to curse
Origin: [OE. damnen dampnen (with excrescent p), OF. damner, dampner, F. damner, fr. L. damnare, damnatum, to condemn, fr. damnum damage, a fine, penalty. Cf. Condemn, Damage.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dam, v.t. to censure or condemn: to sentence to eternal punishment: to doom.—n. an oath: a curse.—adj. Dam′nable, deserving or tending to damnation: hateful: pernicious.—n. Dam′nableness.—adv. Dam′nably.—n. Damnā′tion, condemnation: (theol.) the punishment of the impenitent in the future state: eternal punishment.—adj. Dam′natory, consigning to damnation.—p.adj. Damned, sentenced to everlasting punishment: hateful: a profane intensive, meaning merely thorough (often written d——d, and softened into darned, dashed, &c.).—adv. very, exceedingly.—adj. Damnif′ic.—n. Damnificā′tion.—v.t. Dam′nify, to cause loss to.—adj. Dam′ning, exposing to condemnation. [Fr. damner—L. damnāre, to condemn—damnum, loss.]
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'damn' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3067
The numerical value of damn in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of damn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I'm standing right behind him, i said,' The same damn way you shot 64.' That's how we met.
It's not true that life is one damn thing after another it is one damn thing over and over.
It is not true that life is one damn thing after another- it is one damn thing over and over.
We're all hoping that this works, because 20 years of wandering in the wilderness is damn well enough.
Damn the torpedoes, Drayton, go ahead! Jouett, full speed! (frequently erroreously quoted as 'Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead')
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- порицавам, проклинам, проклятие, ужасно, кълна, осъждамBulgarian
- malaïdament, maleir, cagondenaCatalan, Valencian
- zatratit, sakraCzech
- hulens, sørens, pokkers, forbandetDanish
- damni, damneEsperanto
- maldita sea, condenar, maldición, maldito, maldecir, malditamente, diablos, reprobarSpanish
- saamarin, tuomita, saamari, jumalattoman, samperi, kadotukseen, samperin, hitto, kirota, pahus, pahuksenFinnish
- mince, merde, damner, putain, réprouverFrench
- a fene egye meg, a francba, átkozottul, a fenébeHungarian
- sialan, brengsek, kampret, mengutukIndonesian
- accidenti, cavolo, condannare, cribbio, dannazione, maledettamente, dannare, dannatamenteItalian
- 糞, [[地獄]][[に]][[落とす]]Japanese
- velnias, prakeikimas, prakeiktiLithuanian
- проклетство, проколнува, проклето, по ѓаволитеMacedonian
- cholernie, cholera, przekląć, psiakrew, do diabłaPolish
- maldição, danar, droga, amaldiçoar, porcariaPortuguese
- la naiba!Romanian
- проклясть, проклятие, чёрт возьми, чёрт побери, чёрт, блин, проклинатьRussian
- förbannat, djävligt, fördöma, förbanna, fanSwedish
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