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damn

damn

 
pronunciation:
daem
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, interjection, noun, adjective, adverb
phrases:
give a damn
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: damned, damning, damns
definition 1: to declare the immorality or unworthiness of; condemn.
synonyms:
condemn, execrate
antonyms:
praise
similar words:
anathematize, denounce, fulminate, interdict, proscribe
definition 2: in theology, to condemn to suffering in hell.
synonyms:
condemn
antonyms:
save
similar words:
anathematize, condemn, doom
definition 3: to curse at, esp. using the word "damn".
synonyms:
confound, curse
similar words:
anathematize, blaspheme, cuss, doggone
definition 4: to cause the failure of; ruin.
synonyms:
blast, dash, ruin
antonyms:
save
similar words:
kill, spoil
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to swear; use the word "damn".
synonyms:
curse, swear
similar words:
anathematize, blaspheme, execrate
 
part of speech: interjection
definition: used to express anger, regret, disgust, or frustration.
similar words:
darn, doggone, fuck, god, hell, shit
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the use of the word "damn" as a curse or expletive.
similar words:
curse
definition 2: (informal) a least worthy thing; almost useless thing.
A one-legged table isn't worth a damn.
synonyms:
red cent
similar words:
hill of beans
phrase: give a damn
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: accursed or unworthy; damned.
She is a damn liar.
synonyms:
abominable, accursed, damnable, damned
similar words:
darn, despicable, doggone, loathsome
definition 2: (informal) exceptional or outstanding.
The man is a damn genius!
similar words:
absolute, complete, real, utter
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: to a great degree; exceptionally.
We worked damn hard.
synonyms:
awfully, damned, darn, doggone, exceptionally, extremely
similar words:
very
derivation: damner (n.)