- Also ac·curst [uh-kurst]. /əˈkɜrst/.
- ac·curs·ed·ly [uh-kur-sid-lee], /əˈkɜr sɪd li/, adverb
- ac·curs·ed·ness, noun
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How to use accursed in a sentence
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 | THE 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.
The bond of marriage seemed an accursed thing, the mere slavery of women.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
Principal or agent, my decision, Doctor, is irrevocable—I refuse to serve your accursed ends further.The Doctor of Pimlico | William Le Queux
So this was the accursed one who had done the hellish deed, and it was human folly that had caused this demoniacal explosion.Black Diamonds | Mr Jkai
Iftikhar Eddauleh is of that accursed brotherhood amongst the infidels—the Ismaelians.God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
Then the deed at Cefalu—and that accursed child Eleanor still remains to drive me wild with her moans and her sorrow.God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
British Dictionary definitions for accursed
under or subject to a curse; doomed
(prenominal) hateful; detestable; execrable
- accursedly (əˈkɜːsɪdlɪ), adverb
- accursedness, noun
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