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accursed

[ uh-kur-sid, uh-kurst ]
/ 蓹藞k蓽r s瑟d, 蓹藞k蓽rst /
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adjective
under a curse; doomed; ill-fated.
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Also ac路curst [uh-kurst]. /蓹藞k蓽rst/.

Origin of accursed

First recorded before 1000; Middle English acursed, Old English 膩cursod, past participle of 膩cursian; see a-3, curse

OTHER WORDS FROM accursed

ac路curs路ed路ly [uh-kur-sid-lee], /蓹藞k蓽r s瑟d li/, adverbac路curs路ed路ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for accursed

accursed

accurst (蓹藞k蓽藧st)

/ (蓹藞k蓽藧s瑟d, 蓹藞k蓽藧st) /

adjective
under or subject to a curse; doomed
(prenominal) hateful; detestable; execrable

Derived forms of accursed

accursedly (蓹藞k蓽藧s瑟dl瑟), adverbaccursedness, noun

Word Origin for accursed

Old English 膩cursod, past participle of 膩cursian to put under a curse
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