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Adjective: damn  dam
  1. Used as an expletive
    "oh, damn!";
    - goddamn
  2. Expletive used informally as an intensifier
    "he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool";
    - blasted, blame [N. Amer], blamed, blessed, damned, darned, deuced, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, infernal, dashed [Brit, informal], doggone [N. Amer, informal]
Verb: damn  dam
  1. Wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
    "The bad witch damned the child";
    - curse, beshrew [archaic], bedamn [archaic], anathemize, anathemise [Brit], imprecate, maledict [archaic], doggone [N. Amer, informal], dang [N. Amer, informal]
  2. [informal] Find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
    - knock [informal], criticize, criticise [Brit], pick apart
  3. Condemn as being bad, harmful, immoral, etc.
    "the report damned the clubs more for their disregard of the existing rules"
Adverb: damn  dam
  1. Extremely
    "you are damn right";
    - bloody, all-fired, all-firedly [US, informal]
Noun: damn  dam
  1. Something of little value
    "his promise is not worth a damn";
    - darn, hoot, red cent [N. Amer], shucks, tinker's damn [US, informal], tinker's dam [US, informal]
Interjection: damn  dam
  1. Exclamation of annoyance
    "He is a captain in the army, damn it, and all day he does nothing but call out orders";
    - blast, bother [Brit], botheration, bummer [informal], curses, dang [N. Amer, informal], damnation, dammit [informal], damn it [informal], darn [informal], dash [Brit, informal], durn [US, dialect], drat [informal], hang [informal], tarnation [N. Amer, informal], shoot [N. Amer, informal]

Sounds like: da

Derived forms: damns, damning, damned

See also: cursed, curst

Type of: arouse, bring up, call down, call forth, comment, conjure, conjure up, evoke, ineptitude, invoke, notice, point out, put forward, raise, remark, stir, worthlessness

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