malediction

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See also: malédiction

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French malédiction, from Latin maledictiō (curse) from malus (evil) + dictiō (speech) noun of action from perfect passive participle dictus (spoken), from verb dīcō (speak).

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malediction (countable and uncountable, plural maledictions)

  1. A curse.
  2. Evil speech.

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