- damn the torpedoes,
- damn well,
- damn with faint praise,
- damned if i do, damned if i don't
Origin of damnable
Examples from the Web for damnably
That he had picked up a talent for that dazzling style, so sweet to the ear, so damnably persuasive, so crystal-clear!A Book of Prefaces|H. L. Mencken
The fool who complains that his life is empty is blind and deaf and—damnably thick—er—pardon me, I—er nearly got excited.The Definite Object|Jeffery Farnol
You should make a good surgeon,” Peyton said at last, “you tie so damnably tight a bandage.The Continental Dragoon|Robert Neilson Stephens
All the deities in heaven would take the part of the cuckold-making god, for they are all given to the flesh most damnably.
He wrote of Washington at this time, to his friend Gates, as weak and "most damnably deficient."Washington and his Comrades in Arms|George Wrong
mid-14c., from Old French damnable or directly from Late Latin damnabilis, from Latin damnare (see damn). Related: Damnably.