AskDefine | Define accursed

Dictionary Definition

accursed adj : under a curse [syn: accurst, maledict]

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English

Etymology

From accurse + -ed.

Alternative spellings

Pronunciation

  • ac-cursed*

Adjective

  1. Doomed to destruction or misery; cursed; hence, bad enough to be under the curse; execrable; detestable; exceedingly hateful.
    *an accursed deed. - Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus, V-iii
  2. In the context of "prenominal": Hatefull; detestable.

Derived terms

Verb

accursed
  1. past of accurse
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