AskDefine | Define damned

Dictionary Definition

damned adj
1 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"; "tired or his everlasting whimpering"; "an infernal nuisance" [syn: blasted, blame, blamed, blessed, damn, darned, deuced, everlasting, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal]
2 in danger of the eternal punishment of hell; "poor damned souls" [syn: cursed, doomed, unredeemed, unsaved] n : people who are condemned to eternal punishment; "he felt he had visited the realm of the damned" adv : in a damnable manner; "kindly Arthur--so damnably , politely , endlessly persistent!" [syn: damnably, cursedly]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. god-forsaken
  2. Variant of profane damn.
    His damned cards are scattered!




  1. past of damn

Extensive Definition

Damned may mean :

See also

  • damnation for the word as a profanity
  • "damned knowledge", Charles Fort's term for knowledge discounted because it does not fit into the dominant paradigm of the time

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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