Origin of accursed
Examples from the Web for accursed
That could be considered preaching meaning you would be “accursed” – Translation: Denied service.Arizona’s Pro-Discrimination Law Won’t Stop With Gays|Dean Obeidallah|February 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You wrote a draft of The Accursed in the early 1980s, then abandoned it.
Her new novel, The Accursed, is the fifth in her series of Gothic novels that began in 1980 with Bellefleur.
Woodrow Wilson figures prominently in The Accursed as the beleaguered president of Princeton.
There is a sub-theme in The Accursed of medical history and its bizarre fads and ministrations.
Marriage, even nominal marriage, with Nevile was the accursed thing: none of it.Rest Harrow|Maurice Hewlett
Yes, and I have reason to believe that there is plotting and conniving between the Empress and the accursed Christian sect.Valeria|William Henry Withrow
I am their master, and not one of the accursed Carbonari can escape me.
My soul recoils from the bare idea of pronouncing my own accursed name!Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf|George W. M. Reynolds
The letter described the Bible Society as “an infernal society,” and referred in passing to “its accursed fecundity.”The Life of George Borrow|Herbert Jenkins
British Dictionary definitions for accursed
Word Origin for accursed
Word Origin and History for accursed
also accurst, early 13c., acursede "lying under a curse," past participle adjective from obsolete verb acursen "pronounce a curse upon, excommunicate" (late 12c.), from a- intensive prefix + cursein (see curse (v.)). The extra -c- is 15c., mistaken Latinism. Weakened sense of "worthy of a curse" is from 1590s. Related: Accursedly; accursedness.