Definition of Maledict

1. Verb. Wish harm upon; invoke evil upon. "The bad witch cursed the child"




2. Adjective. Under a curse.
Exact synonyms: Accursed, Accurst
Similar to: Cursed, Curst

Definition of Maledict

1. a. Accursed; abominable.

Definition of Maledict

1. Adjective. accursed, cursed ¹

2. Verb. To curse ¹

3. Verb. To berate ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Maledict

1. to curse [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: curse

Medical Definition of Maledict

1. Accursed; abominable. Origin: L. Maledictus, p. P. Of maledicere. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maledict

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Literary usage of Maledict

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"As the wings of starlings bear them on In the cold season In large band and full, So doth that blast the spirits maledict. 1. a. Dissatisfied; discontented ..."

2. Carmina Gadelica: Hymns and Incantations with Illustrative Notes on Words by Alexander Carmichael, James Carmichael Watson, Angus Matheson (1900)
"On thee was crucified the King of kings, And malison be on the eye that seeth thee, If it maledict thee not, thou aspen cursed— If it maledict thee not, ..."

3. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1896)
"and when he refused to answer, cried out ' maledict! not Benedict! what hast thou to do with me ? Why wilt thou thus persecute me ? ..."

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