Definitions for damndæm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to declare to be bad, unfit, invalid, or illegal.

  2. to condemn as a failure:

    to damn a play.

  3. to bring condemnation upon; ruin:

    damned by his gambling habit.

  4. to doom to eternal punishment or condemn to hell.

    Category: Religion

  5. to swear at or curse, using the word “damn.”

  6. (v.i.)to use the word “damn”; swear.

  7. (interj.)(used as an expletive to express anger, annoyance, disgust, etc.)

  8. (n.)the utterance of “damn” in swearing or for emphasis.

  9. something of negligible value:

    not worth a damn.

  10. Ref: damned (defs. 2, 3). 2 3

  11. Ref: damned. 6

Idioms for damn:

  1. damn with faint praise,to praise so moderately as, in effect, to condemn.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of damn:

1250–1300; ME < OF dam(p)ner < L damnāre to condemn


Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. damn, goddamn(adj)

    used as expletives

    "oh, damn (or goddamn)!"

  3. 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"

  4. curse, beshrew, damn, bedamn, anathemize, anathemise, imprecate, maledict(adverb)

    wish harm upon; invoke evil upon

    "The bad witch cursed the child"

  5. bloody, damn, all-fired(adverb)


    "you are bloody right"; "Why are you so all-fired aggressive?"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. damn(interjection)ˈæm

    indicates anger or frustration


  1. damn(Noun)

    The use of "damn" as a curse.

  2. damn(Noun)

    A small, negligible quantity, being of little value.

    The new hires aren't worth a damn.

  3. damn(Noun)

    The smallest amount of concern or consideration.

    I donu2019t give a damn.

  4. damn(Verb)

    To condemn to hell.

    The official position is that anyone who does this will be damned for all eternity.

  5. damn(Verb)

    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.

  6. damn(Verb)

    To condemn as unfit, harmful, of poor quality, unsuccessful, invalid, immoral or illegal.

  7. damn(Verb)

    To curse; put a curse upon.

    That man stole my wallet. Damn him!

  8. damn(Verb)

    To invoke damnation; to curse.

    While I inwardly damn. uE000112455uE001 Goldsmith.

  9. damn(Adverb)

    awfully, extremely

    That car was going damn fast!

  10. damn(Adjective)

    Generic intensifier.

    Shut the damn door!

  11. damn(Interjection)

    Used to express anger, irritation, disappointment, annoyance, contempt, etc. See also dammit.

  12. Origin: dampnen, from dampner, from damnare, from damnum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Damn(verb)

    to condemn; to declare guilty; to doom; to adjudge to punishment; to sentence; to censure

  2. Damn(verb)

    to doom to punishment in the future world; to consign to perdition; to curse

  3. Damn(verb)

    to condemn as bad or displeasing, by open expression, as by denuciation, hissing, hooting, etc

  4. Damn(verb)

    to invoke damnation; to curse

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'damn' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3067

Translations for damn

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to sentence to unending punishment in hell

His soul is damned.

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