Definition of Damn

1. Noun. Something of little value. "Not worth shucks"

Exact synonyms: Darn, Hoot, Red Cent, Shit, Shucks, Tinker's Dam, Tinker's Damn
Generic synonyms: Ineptitude, Worthlessness
Derivative terms: Shitty

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

3. Adjective. Used as expletives. "Oh, damn (or goddamn)!"
Exact synonyms: Goddamn
Similar to: Cursed, Curst

4. Adverb. Extremely. "Why are you so all-fired aggressive?"
Exact synonyms: All-fired, Bloody
Language type: Intensifier, Intensive

5. Adjective. Expletives used informally as intensifiers. "An infernal nuisance"
Exact synonyms: Blame, Blamed, Blasted, Blessed, Damned, Darned, Deuced, Goddam, Goddamn, Goddamned, Infernal
Similar to: Cursed, Curst
Derivative terms: Damned

Definition of Damn

1. v. t. To condemn; to declare guilty; to doom; to adjudge to punishment; to sentence; to censure.

2. v. i. To invoke damnation; to curse.

Definition of Damn

1. Verb. (theology) To condemn to hell. ¹

2. Verb. To put out of favor; to ruin; to label negatively. ¹

3. Verb. To condemn as unfit, harmful, of poor quality, unsuccessful, invalid, immoral or illegal. ¹

4. Verb. (context: profane) To curse; put a curse upon. ¹

5. Verb. (archaic) To invoke damnation; to curse. ¹

6. Adjective. (context: profane) Generic intensifier. ¹

7. Adverb. (context: profane) awfully, extremely ¹

8. Interjection. (context: profane) Used to express anger, irritation, disappointment, annoyance, contempt, etc. ''See also'' '''dammit'''. ¹

9. Noun. The use of "damn" as a curse. ¹

10. Noun. (context: profane) A small, negligible quantity, being of little value. ¹

11. Noun. (context: profane) The smallest amount of concern or consideration. ¹

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Definition of Damn

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

Medical Definition of Damn

1. 1. To condemn; to declare guilty; to doom; to adjudge to punishment; to sentence; to censhure. "He shall not live; look, with a spot I damn him." (Shak) 2. To doom to punishment in the future world; to consign to perdition; to curse. 3. To condemn as bad or displeasing, by open expression, as by denuciation, hissing, hooting, etc. "You are not so arrant a critic as to damn them [the works of modern poets] . . . Without hearing." (Pope) "Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering teach the rest to sneer." (Pope) Damn is sometimes used interjectionally, imperatively, and intensively. Origin: OE. Damnen dapnen (with excrescent p), OF. Damner, dampner, F. Damner, fr. L. Damnare, damnatum, to condemn, fr. Damnum damage, a fine, penalty. Cf. Condemn, Damage. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Damn

dammar pine
dammar resin
dammit to hell
damn (current term)
damn Yankee
damn all
damn and blast
damn it
damn skippy
damn straight
damn the torpedoes
damn well
damn with faint praise
damn your eyes
damn your hide

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