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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernaladjective

    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"


  1. darnedverb

    See darn#Etymology 1 and darn#Etymology 2

  2. darnedadverb

    Damned, extremely

  3. darnedadjective

    A minced oath for damned


  1. darned

    Darned is an adjective that originally comes from a verb, "to darn", which means to mend or repair. However, in common usage, it is often used as a polite or mild expression of annoyance, surprise, or emphasis, typically as a substitute for a curse word or negative term. It can also refer to something that is remarkable, often in annoyance or surprise.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Darned

    of Darn

Anagrams for darned »

  1. dander

  2. nadder

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of darned in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of darned in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of darned in a Sentence

  1. Peter Cecchini:

    Most people are bullish on financials, the sentiment starts positively with the fact that U.S. bank balance sheets look pretty darned good right now.

  2. Mario Lucio:

    The guy really spent time developing the officers he supervised. we lost a darned good sergeant.

  3. Mary Clarks:

    You want to turn the page, there are wonderful sagas you can thoroughly enjoy a section and put it down. But if youre reading my book, I want you stuck with reading the next paragraph. The greatest compliment I can receive is, I read your darned book til 4 in the morning, and now Im tired. I say, Then you get your moneys worth.

  4. Chuck Schumer:

    They (Republicans) know darned well that $12 billion in additional money for the wall is not going to fly with Senate Democrats or the House of Representatives.

  5. Richard Kuprewicz:

    My experience suggests this would be a darned hard leak to remotely determine quickly, an opening of this type, on a 17-mile-long (27-kilometer) underwater pipe is very hard to spot by remote indications. These crack-type releases are lower rate and can go for quite a while.

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