accursed


accursed
a.
1.
Cursed, unsanctified, unholy, diabolic, devilish, hellish, infernal, doomed, damned.
2.
Detestable, execrable, hateful, abominable, odious, horrid, horrible, damnable, revolting. See abominable.

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  • Accursed — Ac*cursed , Accurst Ac*curst , p. p. & a. Doomed to destruction or misery; cursed; hence, bad enough to be under the curse; execrable; detestable; exceedingly hateful; as, an accursed deed. Shak. {Ac*curs ed*ly}, adv. {Ac*curs ed*ness}, n. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accursed — index arrant (onerous), diabolic, iniquitous, loathsome, odious, peccant (culpable) Burton s Legal T …   Law dictionary

  • accursed — (adj.) also accurst, early 13c., acursede lying under a curse, pp. adjective from obsolete verb acursen pronounce a curse upon, excommunicate (late 12c.), from a intensive prefix + cursein (see CURSE (Cf. curse) (v.)). The extra c is 15c.,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • accursed — damnable, cursed, *execrable Analogous words: abominable, odious, *hateful, abhorrent, detestable: revolting, repulsive, loathsome, *offensive, repugnant Antonyms: blessed Contrasted words: admirable, estimable (see corresponding nouns at REGARD) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • accursed — [adj] cursed bedeviled, condemned, damned, done for*, doomed, hexed, ill fated, star crossed, unfortunate; concepts 548,571 …   New thesaurus

  • accursed — ► ADJECTIVE 1) literary under a curse. 2) informal horrible …   English terms dictionary

  • accursed — [ə kʉrst′ə kʉr′sid, əkʉrst′] adj. [ME acursed, pp. of acursen, pronounce a curse upon, excommunicate < a , intens. + cursien: see CURSE] 1. under a curse; ill fated 2. deserving to be cursed; damnable; abominable: Also accurst [ə kʉrst′]… …   English World dictionary

  • accursed — adjective /əˈkəː.sɪd,əˈkəːst,əˈkɝst,əˈkɝ.səd/ a) Hateful; detestable. Accursed race of Tiriel. behold your father // Come forth look on her that bore you. come you accursed sons. b) Doomed to destruction or misery; cursed; anathematized. Lo! they …   Wiktionary

  • accursed — [[t]əkɜ͟ː(r)sɪd, əkɜ͟ː(r)st[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n (feelings) Some people use accursed to describe something which they are very annoyed about. [OLD FASHIONED] He commented that it was about time he left that accursed woman. Syn: damned 2) ADJ: v… …   English dictionary

  • accursed — adjective, dated 1) that accursed woman Syn: hateful, detestable, loathsome, foul, abominable, damnable, odious, obnoxious, despicable, horrible, horrid, ghastly, awful, dreadful, terrible; …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • accursed — /əˈkɜsəd / (say uh kersuhd), /əˈkɜst / (say uh kerst) adjective 1. subject to a curse; ruined. 2. worthy of curses; detestable: the accursed system of slavery. 3. Colloquial designating the object of one s anger or frustration: the accursed car… …   Australian English dictionary