Synonyms for accursed

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-kur-sid, uh-kurst
Phonetic Transcription : əˈkɜr sɪd, əˈkɜrst

Définition of accursed

Origin :
  • also accurst, early 13c., acursede "lying under a curse," past participle adjective from obsolete verb acursen "pronounce a curse upon, excommunicate" (late 12c.), from a- intensive prefix + cursein (see curse (v.)). The extra -c- is 15c., mistaken Latinism. Weakened sense of "worthy of a curse" is from 1590s. Related: Accursedly; accursedness.
  • adj cursed
Example sentences :
  • Hurry on the accursed witches to the gallows, ere they do more mischief!
  • Extract from : « Main Street » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The "accursed" gold of legend is often dragon-guarded and placed under a spell.
  • Extract from : « Beowulf » by Unknown
  • So let me go back to my accursed hole, where death will some day come for me.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • His house, which was that of the dead woman, was looked upon as accursed.
  • Extract from : « A Comedy of Marriage and Other Tales » by Guy De Maupassant
  • Neither will I be with you any more, except ye destroy the accursed from among you.
  • Extract from : « The Ministry of Intercession » by Andrew Murray
  • The informers were the natural but most accursed products of the Conventicle Acts.
  • Extract from : « Bunyan » by James Anthony Froude
  • With a light heart I poured the accursed stuff into my veins.
  • Extract from : « The Captain of the Pole-Star and Other Tales » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Accursed be the power that could doom a woman to a living death!
  • Extract from : « The Woman Thou Gavest Me » by Hall Caine
  • That is the history of our side from the beginning of this accursed struggle.
  • Extract from : « Scaramouche » by Rafael Sabatini
  • The Colonel is one of the nine Parnellites accursed of the priests.
  • Extract from : « Ireland as It Is » by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

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