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blasted

[ blas-tid, blah-stid ]
/ ˈblæs tɪd, ˈblɑ stɪd /
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adjective

withered; shriveled; blighted; ruined.
damned; confounded: This blasted pen leaked all over my shirt.

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Origin of blasted

1545–55; blast (v.) + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM blasted

un·blast·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for blasted

blasted
/ (ˈblɑːstɪd) /

adjective

blighted or withered

adjective, adverb (prenominal)

slang (intensifier)a blasted idiot
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