Definition of Damned

1. Noun. People who are condemned to eternal punishment. "He felt he had visited the realm of the damned"

Generic synonyms: People



2. Adjective. Expletives used informally as intensifiers. "An infernal nuisance"

3. Adverb. In a damnable manner. "Kindly Arthur--so damnably , politely , endlessly persistent!"
Exact synonyms: Cursedly, Damnably
Partainyms: Cursed, Damnable

4. Adjective. In danger of the eternal punishment of Hell. "Poor damned souls"
Exact synonyms: Cursed, Doomed, Unredeemed, Unsaved
Category relationships: Christian Religion, Christianity
Similar to: Lost

Definition of Damned

1. a. Sentenced to punishment in a future state; condemned; consigned to perdition.

Definition of Damned

1. Adjective. god-forsaken ¹

2. Adjective. Variant of profane damn. ¹

3. Adverb. (vulgar) Very. ¹

4. Verb. (past of damn) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Damned

1. damnable [adj DAMNEDER, DAMNEDEST or DAMNDEST] - See also: damnable

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Damned

damn the torpedoes
damn well
damn with faint praise
damn your eyes
damn your hide
damnability
damnable
damnableness
damnablenesses
damnably
damnation
damnations
damnatory
damndest
damndests
damned (current term)
damned if one does and damned if one doesn't
damned well
damneder
damnedest
damnedests
damner
damners
damnest
damnfool
damnific
damnification
damnifications
damnified

Literary usage of Damned

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1. Inside the German Empire in the Third Year of the War by Herbert Bayard Swope (1917)
"They are “damned if they do and damned if they don't,” and America, because she is the most important, is damned most of all, particularly in Germany. ..."

2. The Works of Charles Lamb by Charles Lamb (1871)
"REFLECTOR,—I am one of those persons whom the world has thought proper to designate by the title of damned Authors. In that memorable season of dramatic ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The damned are confirmed in evil; every act of their will is evil and inspired ... Nevertheless, some have held the opinion that, although the damned cannot ..."

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