[ uh-kur-sid, uh-kurst ]
/ əˈkɜr sɪd, əˈkɜrst /
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Also ac·curst [uh-kurst]. /əˈkɜrst/.
Origin of accursed
OTHER WORDS FROM accursedac·curs·ed·ly [uh-kur-sid-lee], /əˈkɜr sɪd li/, adverbac·curs·ed·ness, noun
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How to use accursed in a sentence
I proposed: she accepted me, and here I am, eternally tied to this accurst insignia, if I'm to keep my promise!Evan Harrington, Complete|George Meredith
That you prey upon the human race, whom I hate; because of all the world I alone am so deeply, so terribly accurst!Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf|George W. M. Reynolds
Not for a moment does his faith fail that “what God blessed once can never prove accurst.”The Browning Cyclopdia|Edward Berdoe
Once on a time He lived among men, preached, wrought miracles, suffered and died on the accurst tree.
Ze boocaneer dreazure vas accurst and bringt goot to no beebles.The Island Treasure|John Conroy Hutcheson
British Dictionary definitions for accursed
/ (əˈkɜːsɪd, əˈkɜːst) /
under or subject to a curse; doomed
(prenominal) hateful; detestable; execrable
Derived forms of accursedaccursedly (əˈkɜːsɪdlɪ), adverbaccursedness, noun
Word Origin for accursed
Old English ācursod, past participle of ācursian to put under a curse
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