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ˈkɜr sɪd, kɜrstcursed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cursed, curstadjective

    deserving a curse; sometimes used as an intensifier

    "villagers shun the area believing it to be cursed"; "cursed with four daughter"; "not a cursed drop"; "his cursed stupidity"; "I'll be cursed if I can see your reasoning"

  2. cursed, damned, doomed, unredeemed, unsavedadjective

    in danger of the eternal punishment of Hell

    "poor damned souls"

Wiktionary

  1. cursedadjective

    Something that has some sort of divine harm, malady, or other curse.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Cursedparticipial adj.

    Etymology: from curse.

    Merciful pow’rs!
    Restrain in me the cursed thoughts that nature
    Gives way to in repose. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    Come lady, while heav’n lends us grace,
    Let us fly this cursed place,
    Lest the sorcerer us entice
    With some other new device;
    Not a waste or needless sound,
    ’Till we come to holier ground. John Milton.

    This cursed quarrel be no more renew’d;
    Be, as becomes a wife, obedient still;
    Though griev’d, yet subject to her husband’s will. Dryden.

    One day, I think, in Paradise he liv’d;
    Destin’d the next his journey to pursue,
    Where wounding thorns and cursed thistles grew. Matthew Prior.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cursed

    of Curse

  2. Cursedadjective

    deserving a curse; execrable; hateful; detestable; abominable

Freebase

  1. Cursed

    Cursed is a 2005 horror-comedy film directed by Wes Craven and written by screenwriter Kevin Williamson, who both collaborated on Scream. The film stars Golden Globe nominees Christina Ricci and Jesse Eisenberg as the main sister-and-brother protagonists. The plot focuses on two young adults who are attacked by a werewolf loose in Los Angeles. The movie premiered on November 7, 2004, at the American Film Market and was released theatrically in 2005. It was filmed in Los Angeles, California, United States, with special effects shot in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Despite being a critical and commercial failure, it gained a cult following among Wes Craven fans and later found more success on the unrated DVD.

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  1. crudes

  2. cedrus

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cursed in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cursed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of cursed in a Sentence

  1. Gabonese Dorothee Adjakidjie:

    In our African culture there are taboos ... we say 'this child is cursed', we will say there is witchcraft, that this child is irrecoverable, when you live ... without knowing if you are he or she, when you have to constantly justify who you are, its not easy.

  2. Finance Minister Taro Aso:

    It's a problem that's happened every 40 years, it's the cursed Olympics - and that's a fact.

  3. Rosanne Barr:

    Women are cursed, and men are the proof.

  4. Euripides:

    You were a stranger to sorrow therefore Fate has cursed you.

  5. Edith Wharton:

    My first few weeks in America are always miserable, because the tastes I am cursed with are all of a kind that cannot be gratified here, and I am not enough in sympathy with our gross public to make up for the lack on the aesthetic side. One's friends are delightful; but we are none of us Americans, we don't think or feel as the Americans do, we are the wretched exotics produced in a European glass-house, the most displaced and useless class on earth!

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    easily diffused or spread as from one person to another
    • A. contagious
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    • C. unsealed
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