cursed

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cursed (comparative more cursed, superlative most cursed)

  1. Having some sort of divine harm, malady, or other curse.
  2. (obsolete) Shrewish, ill-tempered (often applied to women).
    • 1599, William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing, Act 2 Scene 1:
      LEONATO. By my troth, niece, thou wilt never get thee a husband, if thou be so shrewd of thy tongue.
      ANTONIO. In faith, she's too curst.
      BEATRICE. Too curst is more than curst: I shall lessen God's sending that way; for it is said, 'God sends a curst cow short horns;' but to a cow too curst he sends none.

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cursed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of curse

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