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Definitions for damnedest
ˈdæm dɪstdamnedest

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  1. damnedestnoun

    One's best effort.

  2. damnedestadjective

    Surprising, remarkable, amazing.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of damnedest in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of damnedest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of damnedest in a Sentence

  1. Harry S Truman:

    I always remember an epitaph which is in the cemetery at Tombstone, Arizona. It says 'Here lies Jack Williams. He done his damnedest.' I think that is the greatest epitaph a man can have - When he gives everything that is in him to do the job he has before him. That is all you can ask of him and that is what I have tried to do.

  2. Peter Mathieson:

    Hong Kong universities regard themselves as paragons of free speech and freedom of expression and a place where different views can be celebrated and used to the advantage of society, i think my job and the job of our colleagues … is to do our damnedest to see those principles protected.

  3. Harry S Truman:

    I always remember an epitaph which is in the cemetery at Tombstone, Arizona. It says 'Here lies Jack Williams. He done his damnedest.' I think that is the greatest epitaph a man can have.

  4. Mike Pompeo:

    We are the world’s finest espionage service, we are going to go out there and do our damnedest to steal secrets on behalf of the American people. And I wanted to get back on our front foot.

  5. Jason Momoa:

    I don't know. I'll try my damnedest to keep 'em out of it, i love storytelling, I love theatrical things, I like directing and filmmaking, but I just want them to, you know, really to go for other things.

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