accursed

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /əˈkəː.sɪd/, /əˈkəːst/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ə.ˈkɝst/, /əˈkɝ.sɪd/
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Adjective[edit]

accursed (comparative more accursed, superlative most accursed)

  1. (prenominal) Hateful; detestable.
    • ca. 1789, William Blake, "Tiriel",
      Accursed race of Tiriel. behold your father // Come forth & look on her that bore you. come you accursed sons.
    • 1819, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe, Chapter 35,
      Lo! they are charged with studying the accursed cabalistical secrets of the Jews, and the magic of the Paynim Saracens.
  2. (archaic, theology) Doomed to destruction or misery; cursed; anathematized.

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accursed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of accurse

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