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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Damned a.
 1. Sentenced to punishment in a future state; condemned; consigned to perdition.
 2. Hateful; detestable; abominable.
 But, O, what damned minutes tells he o'er
 Who doats, yet doubts, suspects, yet strongly loves.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Damn v. t. [imp. & p. p. Damned p. pr. & vb. n. Damning ]
 1. To condemn; to declare guilty; to doom; to adjudge to punishment; to sentence; to censure.
    He shall not live; look, with a spot I damn him.   --Shak.
 2. Theol. To doom to punishment in the future world; to consign to perdition; to curse.
 3. To condemn as bad or displeasing, by open expression, as by denuciation, hissing, hooting, etc.
    You are not so arrant a critic as to damn them [the works of modern poets] . . . without hearing.   --Pope.
 Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer,
 And without sneering teach the rest to sneer.   --Pope.
 Note:Damn is sometimes used interjectionally, imperatively, and intensively.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: expletives used informally as intensifiers; "he's a blasted
             idiot"; "it's a blamed shame"; "a blame cold winter";
             "not a blessed dime"; "I'll be damned (or blessed or
             darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing"; "he's
             a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool"; "a deuced
             idiot"; "tired or his everlasting whimpering"; "an
             infernal nuisance" [syn: blasted, blame, blamed,
              blessed, damn, darned, deuced, everlasting,
              goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal]
      2: in danger of the eternal punishment of hell; "poor damned
         souls" [syn: cursed, doomed, unredeemed, unsaved]
      n : people who are condemned to eternal punishment; "he felt he
          had visited the realm of the damned"
      adv : in a damnable manner; "kindly Arthur--so damnably , politely
            , endlessly persistent!" [syn: damnably, cursedly]